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Docklands Light Rail (DLR)

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Excellent

ProIt continues to grow.

ConsHistory could be lost.

The Docklands Right Railway is a light rail transport network using a third rail principal opened by The Queen in 1987. USING vast parts of the Millwill and Poplar Railway that had closed years before when the docks lost prosperity. It opened with 15 new stations on the network running from Tower...

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Excellent

ProViews, Punctual, Clean, Fast.

ConsDoes not serve the whole of London

The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is the light rail system for travel in the Docklands (Isle of Dogs) and south of the river to Lewisham. It is good that the east of London is not served well by Underground lines as this is one of the most impressive forms of transport that Britain has...

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Excellent

“Roller Coaster Ride By DLR”

published 09/08/2001

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I love travelling on trains all type of trains. As being a Londoner I have travelled on many forms of transport in London. The most impressive has to be the DLR. The most popular being for tourists due to it being like a roller coaster ride through the beautiful views of Canary Wharf. Sitting at...

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Super

ProIts quick, cheap and pleasant to use. Easy to buy ...

ConsThe network isnt that extensive. Uncomfortable jou...

The DLR was first opened in 1987 the serve the development of Docklands, London. The Docklands as we know it now is much larger than it used to be. The original DLR consisted of just 15 stations and 11 trains. Since then a number of extensions have been added, that now serve Bank, London City...

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Excellent

ProDriverless, runs to time, good views

ConsPoor interior

The Docklands Light Rail (DLR) operates services in the East of London. Passengers can travel as far as Beckton, Stratford and Lewisham (on the south side of the Thames in a new tunnel). Trains are driverless, meaning that passengers can sit in the 'driving seat' so to speak. An awesome...

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Super

ProFast, Always on Time, Arrive often

ConsBusy at Peak times until Canary Wharf

Docklands light railway is, rather unsuprisingly a rail link around the London Docklands area. The two most notable stations that it stops at are Stratford and Canary Wharf. The DLR is a remote controlled train, not like your toy car you used to race but it means the train can be driven without...

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Super

ProNever Seem to Be Busy, Cheap, Not Usually Late!

ConsNetwork is not very extensive.

After many visits to London in my life. Today was the first time i tried the Docklands Light Railway. At first it was quite exciting trying out a new railway but it was also scary bexause the train drove itself! How will be explained later in the review. ..: Frequency :.. Trains are operated at...

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