Category Archives: Docklands Light Railway

New DLR trains procurement continues

There are changes afoot in the rolling stock of the Docklands Light Railway with the search for a builder for 43 new trains – due to be introduced in 2022 – stepping up a gear. Transport for London have asked … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 05

In this edition of Picture in Time we find ourselves in the capital for an image from the Docklands Light Railway of one of the original trains, 05 in 1994

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RAIB report into door trap incident on DLR released

The latest full report to be released by the RAIB is in respect of an incident on 6th February 2017 when a woman got part of her coat trapped in a door on the Docklands Light Railway at Bank Station.

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 04

Our modern edition of Picture in Time this week comes from the Docklands Light Railway as we go back to 1994 for a view of P86 04.

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 87

The Docklands Light Railway is the subject of the latest instalment of Picture in Time as we head back to 2009 for another photo.

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Happy Birthday Docklands Light Railway!

Officially opened by HM The Queen in the summer of 1987 the Docklands Light Railway is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. A much changed network to the original 11 train, 15 stop line the DLR has helped to kick … Continue reading

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The theme for this week is London as we bring you a couple of small galleries from the capital:

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Not much new for trams and light rail in Mayor’s Transport Strategy

The latest version of the Mayor of London’s draft Transport Strategy has recently been released into the public domain and despite a hefty document there isn’t a huge amount new to report for trams and light rail. Of course currently … Continue reading

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Record passengers carried on UK tramways once again

It’s been a day of statistics with the Department for Transport releasing their annual light rail and tram statistic for 2016/17. The figures have shown the now inevitable increase in passenger numbers with all tramways in England enjoying increased passenger … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 22+58

In this instalment of Picture in Time we are back in London for another image from the Docklands Light Railway, this time coming from 2005.

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New trains set to be sourced for Docklands Light Railway

Transport for London are starting the search for 43 trains for the Docklands Light Railway with the fleet set to enter service from 2022. The trains – which will be “walk-through and air-conditioned” – will replace 33 of the current … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Docklands Light Railway 77

In today’s edition of Picture in Time we take a trip to the capital for an image from the Docklands Light Railway.

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This week on British Trams Online

This week we have another three new Photo Galleries added to the site:

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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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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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