The 40 essential facts homebuyers need to know about Crossrail

The new high-speed Crossrail route will drastically cut journey times into the capital from 2018, changing the lives of millions of Londoners and suburban commuters.

Nothing boosts the value of homes more than a major transport upgrade and Crossrail is already providing a catalyst for regeneration.

Running from Reading in the west to Shenfield in the east, this is the first direct connection between all of London's main employment centres and Heathrow airport. Up to 24 trains an hour will run during peak periods, boosting London's rail transport capacity by 10 per cent.

Join us as we take a tour of the new homes hotspots along the 75-mile route. 

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