Docklands Light Railway
The Docklands Light Railway opened in 1987 and serves the Docklands area in south and southeast London . With over 80 million passengers every year, it is one of the world's most successful light rail systems and is famous for its driverless trains. At 19 miles long and with 45 stations it serves the Docklands area of London.
Docklands Light Railway Route
The Docklands light railway route extends as far as Lewisham and Greenwich in the south, Stratford in the North, Becton, Woolwich Arsenal and London City Airport in the East and Bank and Tower Gateway in the West on the edge of the city of London. The line is open every day except Christmas Day with trains running every 3.5 minutes at peak times and every 5-10 minutes during off peak hours and at weekends.
Popular Docklands Light Railway Destinations
- The DLR is ideal when travelling to the Excel Exhibition Centre with regular frequency from Tower Gateway.
- The DLR is perfect for getting a number of sites and popular attractions including the Thames Barrier, and Greenwich with its Planetarium, the National Maritime Museum the old Royal Naval College and Greenwich Park.
- Take the Docklands Light Railway to Stratford for the Westfield Shopping centre and Stratford International for high speed speed services to London St Pancras and Southeastern services to Kent
Docklands Light Railway Fares
The Docklands Light Railway is part of the London travel zone. Oyster Cards, travel cards and mainline rail tickets covering London fare zones 1-4 are all accepted for travel.
Docklands Light Railway Accesibility
All Docklands Light Raileasy stations are equipped with lifts or ramps for mobility impared passengers or buggies and those with heavy shopping and trains stop level with the platforms to allow for easier boarding. For safety reasons only folding bicycles are permitted on the Docklands Light Railway.
Docklands Light Railway Contact Details
Tel: 020 7363 9700
Fax: 020 7363 9561
Textphone: 020 7093 0999