The Docklands Light Railway (DLR)
Article reviewed: 2013/01/02 | Next review due: 2014/07/21
The Docklands Light Railway is part of the rail transit network of Greater London. It is a network of automatic rail lines serving the eastern suburbs, near the Thames docks.
It belongs to Transport for London and appears in outlined blue on the underground map. There are a number of London residents living in the Docklands who use the trains for commuting, however it is also used for access to Greenwich, the Millennium Dome (O2 Arena) and the XL Centre (Custom House).
You can use the TFL site to work out the best route for you to take using their Journey Planner. Additionally, the Oyster-tube-and-rail-map and the London-tube-map provide detailed information on London train and overground connections.
- TFL: Transport for London