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Docklands Light Railway

London E14 0DS, England
+44 343 222 1234
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Mode of public transport - attraction?

The DLR runs on tracks above ground. Use Oyster card for savings. Not much more to say. It's a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Great journey

I really enjoyed my first journey on the DLR it was great for getting around London . The times... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather P
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) offers high-frequency links between two of the world's most important financial districts - The City and Docklands - and regeneration areas in east and south east London.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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London E14 0DS, England
+44 343 222 1234
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The DLR runs on tracks above ground. Use Oyster card for savings. Not much more to say. It's a frequent service and good for getting to London Stadium.

Thank DublinWelcomesAll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my first journey on the DLR it was great for getting around London . The times were all correct stations were clean. So easy with an Oyster card.

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not quite Overground or Underground that it's a bit separate, mainly when we go on this we see great attraction views and shows a lot of interesting London details. It's very useful to to get from A to B and it's another great...More

Thank Tommiddle
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This automated light rail system opened in 1987 to serve the Docklands area that was redeveloped starting in 1981 and is located on the east side of London. The light metro line is 39 km long and operates 7 lines serving 45 stations & 340.000...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Used the DLR for the first time as I was staying in Greenwich. Easy to use, cheap, on time, clean and nicer than the tubes. Made my stay very easy.

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 4 July 2017

As a Londoner i am very familiar with the tube, however not so the DLR. I have to say when showing my lady friend around neither of us were impressed. Did not realise train going to Canning Town would then go straight back the way...More

Thank bulletdozer
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We used the DLR to get around for a couple of days. It was hassle free and comfortable. The big windows allow you to see the sights while travelling. Going though Canary wharf was a highlight. As it's overground (mostly) and had big windows that...More

Thank Nathanael Y
Reviewed 15 June 2017

As we were staying near the Excell we used the DLR all the time. This system is one of the best we have used with the trains being totally wheelchair friendly. The services were very frequent and trains clean. Good interlink to Lundon Underground.

Thank 701roger
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I booked a hotel in the docklands area, and was pleasantly surprised how easy and efficient this system is to use. Excellent, highly recommend. With such good inter connecting systems of other railways including high speed line

Thank susietheexplorer2016
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Efficient and more pleasant when available than the Tube or bus for travelling in East and South-East London.

Thank Patrick R
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start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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