The DLR tunnel to Bank tube station is getting longer — not because of tunneling work, but because of a new housing development.
It seems difficult to believe, but London’s famous driverless trains came very close to having drivers, and being a tram network, not a train one.
There could be a fleet of new fully walk through trains on the DLR with air-conditioning in the near future, according to a document published by TfL.
You have just one day to pay a visit to one of the least used stations on the Docklands Light Railway before it closes forever. To be replaced with a shiny new station just a few meters to one side.
If you’ve ever noticed an odd smell in the DLR at Bank station would it perhaps surprise you to learn that the deep tunnels are ventilated through an old toilet?
Depending on how you count birthdays for infrastructure projects, today is the 25th anniversary of the official opening of the Docklands Light Railway – by The Queen on the 30th July 1987. And like the Queen, the DLR has two…
A day later than I had originally expected, the DLR extension to Stratford International has finally opened to the general public.
Today (2nd July) marks the 30th anniversary of the formation of the LDDC – formally, the London Docklands Development Corporation, the latest in a series of attempts to do something with the abandoned wasteland of the former London Docks which…