24 - 02 - 2016
Queen Elizabeth visited Bond Street Station to the delights of all of staff and employess involved with the construction. The mayor of London, Boris Johnson, announce the line would be named in her honour. The Queen was led through various floors and phases of the Station. The Queen was the first reigning monarch to travel on the London underground in 1969, when she opened the Victoria line.
Shaun Friel (Project Director) for Kelly Formwork (UK) Ltd said he was delighted that the Queen came to visit to see all of the hard work over the last four years each and every employee had put in, it was a great day and every member of Kelly Formwork should be proud to be a part of it"
More than half a million passengers a day will be taking the Elizabeth once the £14.8bn line opens in 2018, with a fleet of new 200-metre-long trains. The central, underground section will open in December 2018.
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