TQ3980 : Dock Road, near Canning Town

taken 6 years ago, near to Blackwall Tunnel, Greenwich, Great Britain

Dock Road, near Canning Town
Dock Road, near Canning Town
A Docklands Light Railway (DLR) train is crossing the viaduct ahead, on its way to Woolwich Arsenal. Towering above it is the "Emirates Air-Line" cable car which crosses the Thames.
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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Emirates Airline (Cable Car) :: TQ3979
Emirates Air Line is a Transport for London gondola link across the River Thames that is being built with sponsorship from the air carrier Emirates for the 2012 London Olympics. The scheme, comprises a 1 km cable car line that crosses the river from the Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks, linking two important Olympic sites. The project, estimated to cost 60 million, began construction in August 2011. The cable car was first included on the tube map in December 2011, as a part of the network under construction.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 22 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
East London 
Near (from Tags)
Canning Town 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3994 8051 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.3721N 0:0.8983E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3992 8053
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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