Category Archives: Docklands Light Railway

Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 79

Another trip into the archives and this time we are in London for an image coming from the Docklands Light Railway.

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We bring you another couple of Photo Galleries this week:

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RAIB launch investigation into DLR incident

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch have announced that they are investigating what they are calling a “platform-train interface” incident which happened at Bank Station on the Docklands Light Railway on 6th February. The incident happened at approximately 2130 and saw … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We have three small Photo Galleries for you this week:

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 33

Today in Picture in Time we are on our way to the capital for a look at the Docklands Light Railway. The unit we are featuring this time around is one of the B90s, no. 33.

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DLR Custom House station to close for Crossrail work

No Docklands Light Railway services will stop at Custom House from Friday 3rd February until December to allow for major construction works in connection with Crossrail to take place. Normal DLR services will run through the station but passengers will … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year services 2016-17

This is your complete one-stop guide to services being operated on all tram and light rail networks in the British Isles over the Christmas and New Year period 2016-17. The differences in services being offered is plain to see from … Continue reading

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Another blow for Sutton Tramlink extension plan

At the end of 2015 it looked as if the plans to extend Tramlink to Sutton had actually taken a step forward with the then Mayor of London, Boris Johnson committing £100 million towards the project (which would still have … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 04

We are off to London for today’s Picture in Time as we take a look at one of the original trains which operated on the Docklands Light Railway.

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This week on British Trams Online

This week we bring you another two Photo Galleries at different ends of the tram and light rail spectrum:

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This week on British Trams Online

We have another couple of Photo Galleries for you this week:

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Mayor to press ahead with another DLR extension?

The expansion of the Docklands Light Railway has stalled in recent years but the new Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has now announced that he intends to approve an extension across the Thames from Gallions Reach to Thamesmead to support … Continue reading

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Tram & light rail passenger numbers reach record levels

The tramways and light railways of England have never been so popular (well since records began in 1983, we would expect that in the heyday of the trams the number of passengers was much higher!) with record passenger numbers carried … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

Your Bank Holiday site update of British Trams Online is now online with another three Photo Galleries included:

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This week on British Trams Online

Three more Photo Galleries for you this week as part of the main site update:

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway

We are off to the Docklands Light Railway for only the second time in Picture in Time with an image taken of the then fairly new system in 1988.

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Christmas and New Year Services 2015-2016

Once again we bring you a round-up of the services being operated across all tram and light rail networks in the British Isles over the Christmas and New Year period. From Edinburgh in the north to Croydon in the south … Continue reading

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DLR workers to strike for 17 days in New Year

The ongoing dispute between members of the RMT union and KeolisAmey Docklands (operators of the Docklands Light Railway) is set to escalate significantly in the New Year with strikes lasting a total of 17 days having been called. The RMT … Continue reading

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TfL fares to rise by 1%

It has been announced that fares across the Transport for London network will rise on average by 1% from 2 January 2016. In real terms this is considered to be a fares freeze as this is the level at which … Continue reading

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48 hour strike on DLR to start 3rd November

The RMT have called a 48 hour strike on the Docklands Light Railway from 0359 on Tuesday 3rd November which is likely to see a complete suspension of all services on the network. The RMT have said there has been … Continue reading

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