London City Airport DLR station

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London City Airport Docklands Light Railway
London City Airport DLR Station.jpg
London City Airport is located in Greater London
London City Airport
London City Airport
Location of London City Airport in Greater London
LocationLondon City Airport, Silvertown
Local authorityLondon Borough of Newham
Managed byDocklands Light Railway
Number of platforms2
AccessibleYes[1]
Fare zone3
DLR annual boardings and alightings
2012Increase 2.934 million[2]
2013Increase 3.307 million[3]
2014Increase 3.559 million[3]
2015Increase 4.258 million[3]
2016Increase 4.526 million[4]
Key dates
2 December 2005Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
WGS8451°30′13″N 0°02′56″E / 51.503611°N 0.048889°E / 51.503611; 0.048889Coordinates: 51°30′13″N 0°02′56″E / 51.503611°N 0.048889°E / 51.503611; 0.048889

London City Airport DLR station is a station on the Docklands Light Railway which serves the London City Airport, and which opened in 2 December 2005. It is on the King George V branch. Trains run westbound to Bank in the City of London and eastbound to Woolwich Arsenal.

Until the extension to Woolwich Arsenal this station was the main reason for this branch. It continues to be an important station on the DLR. It has an excellent direct covered connection with adjacent airport terminal building. Although the station maintains the DLR philosophy of basic good design it makes various concessions to cater for airport passengers including a fully enclosed waiting room on the central island platform.

The station is in the London Borough of Newham and is in Travelcard Zone 3.

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References[change | change source]

  1. Tube Map
  2. Transport for London (12 February 2013). "Freedom of Information DLR usage 1213". Transport for London. Retrieved 10 November 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Up-to-date DLR entry/exit statistics for each station" (XLSX). What Do They Know. Transport for London. 18 March 2016. Retrieved 2 April 2016.
  4. "Passenger Numbers - Docklands Light Railway Limited" (XLSX (after downloading zip)). What Do They Know. Transport for London. 8 June 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2017.

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