TQ3880 : Blackwall DLR Station

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

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Blackwall DLR Station
Blackwall DLR Station
Blackwall DLR Station
Blackwall is a station on Docklands Light Railway (DLR. The station is close to the northern entry to the Blackwall road tunnel under the Thames.
Blackwall station is on the Beckton branch of the DLR between Poplar and East India stations, and is in Travelcard Zone 2.
The DLR station opened, with the Beckton Branch, on 28 March 1994. There was a previous station on the same site, called Poplar station, which was served by the London and Blackwall Railway from 6 July 1840 to 3 May 1926.
There is a crossover west of the station which allows trains from Beckton and Poplar to reverse here.

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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TQ3880, 480 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 4 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 May, 2014
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Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3840 8065 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.4703N 0:0.4289W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3839 8066
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