Category Archives: Docklands Light Railway

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 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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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 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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