TQ3778 : Mudchute DLR station

taken 5 months ago, near to Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

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Mudchute DLR station
Mudchute DLR station
With a train bound for Lewisham entering the station. The line north of here follows the line of the original Millwall Extension Railway.
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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Mudchute DLR Station
Mudchute is a Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station in Millwall. The station is situated on the Isle of Dogs and is in Travelcard Zone 2. The original station was on the route of the Millwall Extension Railway which was an old Victorian railway line that had been disused for many years. The original elevated station opened on 31 August 1987 and it was the last station before the terminus at Island Gardens. When the line was extended under the River Thames to Lewisham the station was rebuilt in a shallow cutting close to the tunnel entrance. The rebuilt station opened on 20 November 1999. In April 2008 work started on replacing the siding formed by the old route into a third platform for reversing trains and adding a canopy over the station. By October 2009 these works were complete.
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Sunday, 28 April, 2019   (more nearby)
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Monday, 6 May, 2019
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Railways 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3790 7881 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.4856N 0:0.9040W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3790 7879
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