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TfL mulls DLR and Overground extensions to Thamesmead

Long mooted plans to create a cross-river rail link across the Thames in East London are being looked at by TfL.


DLR needs to expand its Beckton train depot for new trains

The Docklands Light Railway is seeking permission to expand its Beckton depot ahead of the arrival of a fleet of new trains due in a few years time.


Abbey Mills Pumping Station and the Beckton Sewage Plant

During Open House Weekend, I was able to visit two related sewage facilities – the Beckton Sewage Plant and the impressive Abbey Mills Pumping Station. I would have visited more, but the booking system debacle left me in a dilemma


Exploring Beckton

Yesterday I went to Beckton – not this time for a photo session and general nosy at the industrial stuff – but for honest to goodness shopping. I am currently clearing out unwanted Dr Who video tapes on eBay and