Category Archives: Docklands Light Railway

Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 45+81

This week’s modern light rail image from the archives heads back to 16th March 2005 again for another look at the Docklands Light Railway.

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Picture in Time | Comments Off

Docklands Light Railway scoops Operator of the Year at the Light Rail Awards

The annual Global Light Rail Awards took place in London on 2nd October 2019 with the Docklands Light Railway – or more specifically Keolis Amey Docklands – being named as Operator of the Year with other award winners coming from … Continue reading

Posted in Blackpool Tramway, Docklands Light Railway, Edinburgh Trams, London Tramlink, Manchester Metrolink, West Midlands Metro | Comments Off

Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 40+97

Back to the DLR for this edition of Picture in Time and we are heading back 14 years to 2005.

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Picture in Time | Comments Off

Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 64

We head to the Docklands Light Railway again for this edition of Picture in Time with a view taken some 24 years ago.

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Picture in Time | Comments Off

Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 04

We are off to London’s Docklands again for today’s image from the archives as we head back to 1994 for a photo taken in a different time for the Docklands Light Railway.

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Picture in Time | Comments Off

This week on British Trams Online

There are a trio of Photo Galleries now added to the site:

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Manchester Metrolink, Site News | Comments Off

Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 06

Its another change of scene for our modern tramway/light rail edition of Picture in Time as we move back down to London for the next few weeks and feature different liveries as carried on the Docklands Light Railway over the … Continue reading

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Picture in Time | Comments Off

English Light Rail journeys on the up again

After last year’s blip, when there was a small decrease in light rail journeys in England, the latest figures have shown that once again there has been an increase with a grand total of 272.4 million journeys recorded on the … Continue reading

Posted in Blackpool Tramway, Docklands Light Railway, Edinburgh Trams, London Tramlink, Manchester Metrolink, Nottingham Express Transit, Stagecoach Supertram, Tyne and Wear Metro, West Midlands Metro | Comments Off

CAF chosen to supply new fleet for the DLR

A fleet of 43 new walkthrough trains on the Docklands Light Railway will be built by CAF following the awarding of a contract by Transport for London. These new trains will replace 33 of the oldest trains currently running on … Continue reading

Posted in Docklands Light Railway | Comments Off

This week on British Trams Online

We have photos from the Docklands Light Railway as part of this week’s main site update:

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Site News | Comments Off

DLR services disrupted after “Extinction Rebellion” protestors climb onto train

It possibly hadn’t escaped your notice that this week a group of activists – known as Extinction Rebellion – have been causing transport chaos in London as they protest against climate change warning the government acts “now on the climate … Continue reading

Posted in Docklands Light Railway | 3 Comments

“Tram surfing” back in the news

It’s a story almost as old as trams have been about but “tram surfing” is once again in the news with several images appearing of youths “surfing” on the back of trams in Manchester leading to TfGM issuing a warning … Continue reading

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Manchester Metrolink | Comments Off

This week on British Trams Online

Our final main site update of 2018 brings another couple of Photo Galleries:

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Manchester Metrolink, Site News | 1 Comment

Christmas and New Year services 2018/19

The Turkey gets boring, you’re fed up with yet more repeats on the television and being confined to barracks with the family is starting to get a bit irritating – but what are you going to do? How about going … Continue reading

Posted in Blackpool Tramway, Docklands Light Railway, Dublin Luas, Edinburgh Trams, London Tramlink, Manchester Metrolink, Nottingham Express Transit, Stagecoach Supertram, Tyne and Wear Metro, West Midlands Metro | Comments Off

This week on British Trams Online

There are another couple of Photo Galleries now added to the website, with the theme of systems which can easily be reduced to three letter acronyms!

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Nottingham Express Transit, Site News | Comments Off

Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 66+41

In this instalment of Picture in Time we are off to London’s Docklands once again as we take a look at another all over advert carried on the trains of the DLR over the years.

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Picture in Time | Comments Off

Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 96+01

A trip to London’s Docklands for this edition of Picture in Time with an image of two of the B2K units in service back in 2004.

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Picture in Time | Comments Off

This week on British Trams Online

We have another three Photo Galleries for you this week as part of our latest main site update:

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, London Tramlink, Site News, Ulster Transport Museum | Comments Off

Picture in Time: Manchester Light Rail demonstration

We are off to Manchester again for this edition of Picture in Time but instead of featuring one of the trams which have operated on Metrolink we go back a little further to 1987 when a key demonstration took place.

Posted in Docklands Light Railway, Manchester Metrolink, Picture in Time | Comments Off

Special DLR Discovery trains to run this summer

Have you ever travelled on the Docklands Light Railway and wondered about the history of the area? Well if you have now is your chance to fund out more with the DLR Discovery train running every weekend from 4th August … Continue reading

Posted in Docklands Light Railway | Comments Off