Docklands Light Railway
|Docklands Light Railway (DLR)|
|Type||light metro / light rail, rapid transit|
|Opened||31 August 1987|
|Rolling stock||DLR rolling stock|
|Line length||31 km (19 mi)|
|Electrification||third rail, 750 V DC|
The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is a light metro or light rail system opened on 31 August 1987 to serve the redeveloped Docklands area of East London, England. It currently covers several areas of London, reaching Stratford to the north, 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. The DLR is fully computer operated.