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Docklands Light Railway

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What A Way To Travel

Travelled on this with my wife during our recent visit to London. We started at Bank and went to Stratford city. It's a very pleasant experience and you can see what's going on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Travelled on this with my wife during our recent visit to London. We started at Bank and went to Stratford city. It's a very pleasant experience and you can see what's going on around you. I think it is another must for all visitors to London.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Thanks for widespread and all-accessible transportation in this popular tourist city, docklands light railway is good choice if you stay or participate in expo in London Excels or go to london city airport without delay for your flight.DLR go to stop at tower bridge station which very easy to get into the city center to sightseeing tower of London and... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Qick and easy way to get around the "new" East end. With an Oyster card you get a smooth experience with a discount. Good views make it a nice change to the underground.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Oh I loved thwe tubes and DLR in London. The trains are on time and superb connectivity. Miss you DLR

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is an unmanned transport system that gets you about in clean spacious, air conditioned comfort. Its also a good way to see this city, its buildings and waterways, as its tracks intertwine through the capital, also no fears of strikes interfering with your transport, its also a cheap way to travel.

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Glasgow, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We had bought oyster cards for our stay and had no problem using them on the underground but if you are not used to using the Docklands Light Railway you could easily miss swiping your card. On one occasion we missed swiping out and had to go back and do this again. Apart from that it is a nice way... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I had been born and brought up in West London but we were moved to Oxfordshire by my husband's company. Although I had heard of the Docklands Railway, I hadn't had the opportunity of using it. It was my birthday and I decided to explore that part of London. We found a map of Docklands and used it firstly to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great and fast service on this driverless railway. All DLR stations have lift or ramp access to the platforms, with level access onto the trains. Since it is an "above ground" service, you can also enjoy London views while travelling! You can use your travelcard or Oystercard on DLR too!

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I first used this when it was new and well remember that the trains stopped running early in the evening. The network has expanded and now covers much more of east London, both north and south of the Thames, which was previously poorly served by the London Underground. Most tourists will use this to reach Greenwich, from Bank or Tower... More 

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Medway, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

quite boring.. cos I used to go college by docklands railway, but u go out of the station, London is huge everything u see...

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