East London Line's Crossrail interchange - construction begins

The East London Advertiser reports that work on the new interchange between the East London Line and Crossrail got underway today. They report:

Building works around Whitechapel station start today, as engineers lay the groundwork for the capital’s huge Crossrail project...

Actual building works at Whitechapel station – which is connected to both the District and Hammersmith and City Tube lines as well as the Overground’s East London Line – will not start until later this year.