Category Archives: DLR Docklands Light Railway

Walk 7: Stratford Intl walk to Canning Town

Walk 7 STRATFORD INTERNATIONAL walk to CANNING TOWN approx. 1 1/2 hours The Docklands Light Railway was originally built in 1989 to connect the former London docks undergoing conversion with the City of London. As authorities were sorely short of funds … Continue reading

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Walk 6: Royal Victoria walk to Beckton

Walk 6 ROYAL VICTORIA walk to BECKTON 2 hours A light railway was built in the 1980s to link the newly developed Docklands with Stratford and with the City of London. It proved very successful both in terms of traffic … Continue reading

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Walk 5: Westferry walk to Royal Victoria

Walk 5 WESTFERRY to ROYAL VICTORIA 2 hours A light railway was built in the 1980s to link the newly developed Docklands with Stratford and with the City of London. It proved very successful both in terms of traffic and … Continue reading

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Walk 4: Stratford walk to West India Quay

Walk 4 STRATFORD walk to WEST INDIA QUAY 2 3/4 hours The DLR light railway was originally built in the late 1980s in order to link the redeveloped area of the Docklands with the City and it was built as … Continue reading

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Walk 3: Island Gardens walk to Lewisham

Walk 3 ISLAND GARDENS to LEWISHAM 1 1/4 hour The DLR light railway was originally built in the late 1980s in order to link the redeveloped area of the Docklands with the City and it was built as a lightweight, … Continue reading

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Walk 2: Limehouse walk to Island Gardens

Walk 2 LIMEHOUSE walk to ISLAND GARDENS 2 hours The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) opened in 1987 in order to connect the office and housing developments in the reconverted Docklands with the City. The docks were served originally by a … Continue reading

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Walk 1: Bank & Tower Gateway walk to Limehouse

Walk 1 BANK and TOWER GATEWAY to LIMEHOUSE 2 1/2 hours This section of the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is primarily a conversion of an old railway serving the London docks that had been closed in 1966 when the docks … Continue reading

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