TQ3981 : Canning Town DLR and Underground Station

taken 7 years ago, near to Blackwall Tunnel, Greenwich, Great Britain

Canning Town DLR and Underground Station
Canning Town DLR and Underground Station
Docklands Light Railway (DLR)
The Docklands Light Railway is an automated light metro or light rail system opened on 31 August 1987 to serve the redeveloped Docklands area of London. It covers several areas of London, reaching north to Stratford, south to Lewisham, west to Tower Gateway and Bank in the City of London financial district, and east to Beckton, London City Airport and Woolwich Arsenal. It has been extended several times and now has 40 stations and carries over 60 million passengers a year.
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London Underground
The London Underground system is also known as the "Tube". It is the oldest underground system in the world, the first section dating from 1863. The present system has over 250 miles of track and 270 stations. There are 11 lines covering Greater London, Essex, Buckinghamshire & Hertfordshire. Nearly half the system is above ground.
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Canning Town Interchange
Canning Town station is an multi transport interchange. It is served by the London Underground Jubilee line, the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and local buses operated for London Buses. It is in Travelcard Zone 3. From 1846 to 1873 it was known as Barking Road station.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3948 8136 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.8372N 0:0.5210E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3943 8137
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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