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  • Bank DLR station : DLR : TheTrams.co.uk
    platforms one for arrivals and one for departures connected to a foot tunnel which runs between the two On leaving the arrivals platform trains reverse using a single track headshunt in a blind tunnel which extends under Princes Street Bank station is named for The Bank of England which is sited on Threadneedle Street Pictures One of the entrances to Bank station this is on Threadneedle Street Cornhill on the main Bank junction The building in the background on the right is the Bank of England 08 06 2004 001002 This concealed entrance to Bank station is built into No 1 Poultry 08 06 2004 001003 One of the entrances to Bank station this is on Princes Street Poultry on the main Bank junction The building in the background on the left is the Bank of England 08 06 2004 001004 This concealed entrance to Bank station is built into the Bank of England itself 08 06 2004 001005 Ticket barriers in the main ticket hall at Bank 08 06 2004 001006 London Underground ticket machines in the main ticket hall at Bank 08 06 2004 001007 Sign at the point where Bank LUL station ends and Bank DLR station begins 08 06 2004 001008 Walkway through Bank DLR station On the right is the arrival platform on the left is the departure platform straight ahead lies Monument District and Circle LUL station and behind the camera is Bank LUL station 08 06 2004 001009 Arrival platform at Bank DLR station 08 06 2004 001010 Departure platform at Bank DLR station 08 06 2004 001011 LUL Oyster card reader at Bank station The red line marks the boundary of the DLR compulsory ticket area whilst in theory all passengers reaching this point should have a ticket valid on London Underground

    Original URL path: http://www.thetrams.co.uk/dlr/stations/Bank (2016-02-15)
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  • City (Bank/Tower Gateway) : Routes : Docklands Light Railway : TheTrams.co.uk
    Tower Gateway s inadequacies as the DLR s City terminus were recognised before it was opened In 1985 an Act of Parliament was deposited allowing for the building for an extension to a new terminus at Bank Royal Assent was received in November 1986 nine months before Tower Gateway opened Bank station is in deep tube and is part of the London Underground station which also serves the Central Northern and Waterloo City lines Monument station on the District and Circle lines can also be reached by a foot tunnel link There are two DLR platforms at Bank one for arrivals and one for departures The running tunnels extend some way west of the station terminating under Lothbury forming a headshunt for reversing trains On leaving Bank to the east trains run in tunnel to a point just past Tower Gateway station before surfacing and climbing up to the the viaduct used by Tower Gateway services City Shadwell and Limehouse At this point the two DLR tracks join the LTS viaduct which they share with two mainline railway tracks as far as Limehouse There is an intermediate station at Shadwell whose platforms necessitate a slightly widened viaduct The viaduct along this section of the route carried four mainline railway tracks until the construction of the DLR and the supports for the mainline railway overhead line equipment still span the width of the viaduct Limehouse Westferry At Limehouse the DLR and LTS routes diverge with the DLR taking the formerly disused London Blackwall railway route east There is third side to the junction here an east to north viaduct which is still disused East from Limehouse passengers catch their first glimpse of Docklands in the form of Limehouse Basin on the right hand side This area at the end of the

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  • Lewisham DLR station : DLR : TheTrams.co.uk
    Lane Royal Albert Royal Victoria Shadwell South Quay Stratford Tower Gateway West India Quay West Silvertown Westferry Woolwich Arsenal Trains Pictures Links Docklands Light Railway Stations Lewisham Line Location Opening date number of platforms Lewisham part of transport interchange 20th November 1999 2 Lewisham DLR is part of a transport interchange which also encompasses a bus station and the neighbouring National Rail station Lewisham town centre is a short walk away Pictures Evening view of the main entrance to Lewisham station On the right is the bus station behind that is the National Rail station 24 02 2005 001435 Platform level at Lewisham looking north towards the Isle of Dogs as a train arrives in the left hand platform The stairs lead up the adjacent bus and mainline railway stations 24 02 2005 001436 Entrance to Lewisham station lookig towards the platforms 29 06 2005 001657 54 laying over at Lewisham between journeys 29 06 2005 001661 Lewisham DLR platforms 23 08 2008 003473 Search for more pictures taken at Lewisham Location Street map System map More map links Maps of Lewisham stop on Streetmap 1 50 000 OS Landranger 1 25 000 OS Explorer street plan View maps or

    Original URL path: http://www.thetrams.co.uk/dlr/stations/Lewisham (2016-02-15)
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  • Canary Wharf DLR station : DLR : TheTrams.co.uk
    can be reached via lifts escaltors from ground level or by level access from the first floor of Cabot Place s shopping centre All three tracks have platform faces at either side speeding up boarding and disembarking Some trains from Bank or Stratford terminate here while others continue to Crossharbour and Lewisham The original station at Canary Wharf was built with the rest of the initial system but didn t open in 1987 as the decision had already been taken to rebuild the station which was to be engulfed by the Canary Wharf office development The station structure was instead dismantled with parts used in the expansion of other stops and the current stop was constructed on the site and opened in 1991 Interestingly rather than reprogram the automatic train control software trains initially stopped at Canary Wharf even after the structure had been dismantled although the doors weren t opened and the trains immediately started departed Pictures Canary Wharf s overall trainshed as seen from West India Quay station On the left 60 enters at the rear of a Lewisham service on the right 25 leaves for Bank in the centre track 82 has just arrived on a terminating service 29 06 2005 001012 Inside Canary Wharf looking northwards 08 06 2004 001013 Inside Canary Wharf looking northwards 08 06 2004 001014 There are platform level entrances to Canary Wharf from Cabot Place shopping centre to platforms 1 and 6 08 06 2004 001015 Ground level underneath the platforms at Canary Wharf showing the next train indicator and escalators to platform level There are entrances to the street and to the adjacent Cabot Place shopping centre 08 06 2004 001016 Entrance to the DLR ground level concourse at Canary Wharf from South Colonnade 08 06 2004 001017 The trainshed

    Original URL path: http://www.thetrams.co.uk/dlr/stations/Canary_Wharf (2016-02-15)
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  • Canary Wharf and Lewisham : Routes : Docklands Light Railway : TheTrams.co.uk
    West India Dock into Canary Wharf where a six track station serves three running lines The station is set into the Cabot Place shopping and office complex at the foot of 1 Canada Square the main Canary Wharf building South of Canary Wharf the railway returns to the original layout a viaduct over the second of the two West India Docks carries two tracks into Heron Quays The station here has been rebuilt reopening in 2002 and is integrated with the surrounding Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers buildings Another viaduct takes the raiway over South Dock then through one of the tight curves for which the DLR was originally known into the elevated South Quay station South Quay Mudchute It was at South Quay where in 1996 an IRA bomb exploded killing 2 men and causing millions of pounds of property damage The railway was closed for a month After South Quay the DLR viaduct runs alongside Marsh Wall first crossing from one side of this road to the other This is an area of low rise offices and there is still some redevelopment being carried out After swinging south the viaduct ends and an embankment carries the line into Crossharbour station At this point the railway is once again on the fringes of the redeveloped Docklands commercial district with office buildings to the west and north and houses flats and shops to the east and south South of Crossharbour there is a reversing siding between the running lines which is used by some peak hour services The next station is Mudchute a new station built on the site of the original for the Lewisham extension Mudchute Greenwich The original DLR route ran from Mudchute along a single track brick built former railway viaduct to a terminus at Island Gardens

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  • Tower Gateway DLR station : DLR : TheTrams.co.uk
    Opening date number of platforms Bank elevated 31st August 1987 2 Tower Gateway was the original city terminus of the DLR built to keep the railway within a very limited budget and designed to be replaced when passenger figures justified a more central and more expensive terminus Bank the intended replacement opened four years later but Tower Gateway has remained open and still sees significant usage The station is elevated being built on a new viaduct alongside the mainline railway into Fenchurch Street The main entrance is on Minories a short walk from the nearest tube station Tower Hill on the District and Circle lines Fenchurch Street mainline station is also close by The Tower in Tower Gateway is the Tower of London which is next to the station Tower Gateway was originally built with two tracks serving an island platform Following closure and refurbshment the station re opened in 2009 with seperate arrival and departure tracks either side of a single track Pictures The striking main entrance to Tower Gateway on Minories largely unaltered except for updated signage since its opening in 1987 Stairs and escalators lead up to the platforms which are at the same level as the railway line just visible crossing the road in the background 29 06 2005 001455 Ticketing area and retail outlets at Tower Gateway the platforms are in the background 24 02 2005 001456 Tower Gateway s island platform looking back towards the buffer stops and station building On the right is Fenchurch Street mainline station with a c2c Class 323 departing Train services from here run over the London Tilbury and Southend line through south Essex 24 02 2005 001457 The recently rebuilt back entrance to Tower Gateway station on Mansell Street The stairs lead directly onto the island platform 24

    Original URL path: http://www.thetrams.co.uk/dlr/stations/Tower_Gateway (2016-02-15)
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  • Beckton DLR station : DLR : TheTrams.co.uk
    date number of platforms Beckton 28th March 1994 2 Beckton station is the terminus of the line from Poplar through the royal docks The area served is mainly residential with some new retail developments The station has an island platform with access at street level from one end Beckton was named after Simon Adams Beck the governor of the Gas Light and Coke Company which built Europe s largest gas works to the east The gas works are disused and mostly derelict and the DLR s Beckton depot was built on part of the site The area has undergone many changes associated with the demise of the gas works and the docks For a full description of the area s regeneration follow this link Pictures The end of the line access to the terminal station at Beckton is by steps at the end of the island platform 24 02 2005 001403 Beckton s island platform 24 02 2005 001404 Looking along the island platform at Beckton The track on the left is the one used for the majority of departures 29 06 2005 001634 Overall view of Beckton s island platform 29 06 2005 001635 Search for more pictures taken

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  • Beckton : Routes : Docklands Light Railway : TheTrams.co.uk
    The Beckton extension starts at Poplar where the station on the Stratford route has been rebuilt with four platforms The route branches east from here with the eastbound track climbing over the Stratford line on a viaduct the city bound track remains on the flat The line quickly ramps up onto viaduct for the first station at Blackwall and continues elevated over the A19 Aspen Way to East India This is an area at the fringe of Docklands which has seen some redevelopment After East India station the line crosses the River Lea Bow Creek on a new viaduct at a bend in the river running along a thin peninusula of land to Canning Town Here the DLR takes the upper platforms in a double decker DLR LUL station which also has seperate National Rail platforms Canning Town Royal Albert After Canning Town the line runs alongside the main line North London Line railway past a junction with the City Airport route If the DLR s Stratford Canning Town extension plans become reality this railway will close south of Stratford replaced by this extension and the City Airport route and the track and junction layout will be extensively remodelled There are DLR stations at Royal Victoria and Custom House the latter also having North London Line platforms The DLR and main line railways part company just before Prince Regent station as the North London Line dives into a tunnel which takes it under the Royal Docks to Silvertown and North Woolwich Custom House and Prince Regent serve the vast ExCeL exhibition centre East from Prince Regent the DLR climbs on a viaduct over the approach road to the Connaught Crossing a road bridge crossing the throats of the Royal Victoria and Royal Albert Docks to a station at Royal Albert

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