Category Archives: DLR

Stations on the Docklands Light Railway

West Silvertown

Opened in 2005 on the extension via London City Airport to Woolwich Arsenal, West Silvertown is on a not uncool elevated section of the DLR: one of those London railway rarities where an old railway has not been pressed back … Continue reading

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Stratford International (DLR)

If this little station’s identically named big brother mainline station across the road has overreached itself with its name then this wee pocket version of a station really is pushing its luck with the ‘International’ appendage. Just to be clear, … Continue reading

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Royal Albert

Named after the dock that was named after the prince rather than the prince himself, Royal Albert opened in 1994. There is a certain sense of being out in the wide open spaces here. Actually I think that is just … Continue reading

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Beckton Park

Opened in 1994, and built to an almost identical design for an identical reason to neighbouring Cyprus, Beckton Park is named after either or both Beckton District South Park or New Beckton Park which are adjoining parks right next to … Continue reading

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