All Docklands Light Railway articles – Page 2

  • The latest cars are being assembled at Bombardier's plant at Bautzen in Germany, using electrical equipment from Mannheim and bogies from Siegen. Photo: Harry Hondius

    Docklands Light Railway car unveiled


    UK: Mayor of London Ken Livingstone is due to formally unveil the first of a new design of trainset for the Docklands Light Railway on March 13. Transport for London placed a £50m order with Bombardier Transportation for 31 articulated vehicles in June 2006, a continuation of a ...

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    Docklands Light Railway Stratford extension contract


    TRANSPORT for London has awarded the first of three contacts covering construction of the 5 km extension of the Docklands Light Railway to Stratford International, which is scheduled to open in 2010. The Skanska-GrantRail joint venture is expected to begin work immediately on the £39m contract, which covers construction ...

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    DLR reaches City Airport


    MAYOR of London Ken Livingstone and UK Transport Minister Karen Buck officially opened the latest extension of the Docklands Light Railway at London City Airport station on December 6. Services on the 4·4 km branch from Canning Town to King George V had already begun on December 2, adding four ...

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    Work begins on Docklands Light Railway's Woolwich Arsenal extension


    UK: At a ceremony in Woolwich on June 13, Mayor of London Ken Livingstone and Transport Minister Karen Buck marked the start of work on the Docklands Light Railway extension from King George V to Woolwich Arsenal. The 2·5 km extension is to be built by the Woolwich Arsenal ...

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    DLR capacity expansion


    DOCKLANDS Light Railway ordered 24 more articulated cars from Bombardier on April 28, as part of a programme to expand the capacity of its busiest route from Bank to Lewisham via Canary Wharf. Platforms are being lengthened so that trains can be extended from two to three cars in ...

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    DLR starts airport branch


    CEREMONIES were held in East London on March 4 to mark the start of work on the 4·4 km extension of the Docklands Light Railway to London City Airport and King George V station in North Woolwich. Completion is scheduled for autumn 2005. Participants at the event included DLR Ltd ...

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    CARE selected for Docklands


    CITY Airport Rail Enterprises is the preferred bidder to design, finance, build and maintain for 30 years the latest 4·4 km extension to London’s automated Docklands Light Railway. DLR says it expects contracts to be signed in mid-December, with work starting in January. Capital cost of the project that will ...