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Docklands Light Railway

Address: London, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
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Ranked #249 of 1,162 Activities in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
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Howick, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I love the DLR and every time I visit London I always take a ride. It is a marvel of engineering and the best seats of course are up front when it is running automatically without a driver. You can see a lot of East London from the DLR which is always for me very interesting. If you have an... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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303 reviews 303 reviews
191 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We have been on the DLR a few times and always start off on the tube from Greenwich and as such have a day travel card. Avery time we travel on the DLR it seems that there is nowhere or no one to check your tickets (at least on some of the stops)... Although I do know that most people... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Been going on DLR since they started and still going on them. They are smooth and always clean. Try them and you u will see for yourself

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Great fast service, clean and a welcome change to the tube - go through the Canary Wharf area at night when it is all lit up and its a bit like being in the Bladerunner movie.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I travel by DLR every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, it is a great way to travel there are always regular trains which often have a member of staff, well cleaned and pleasant. There is a often a seat and enough room and you're not packed in like animals! It would be useful to have an Oyster card for the DLR... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The DLR is a nice change after travelling in the stuffy busy underground. It's nice to see daylight and get a view! Canary Wharf being regenerated, nice to travel through and see this. Takes you to the Emirates gondola

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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20 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I flew into London City Airport for the first time last week and it was a great experience. Less than 5 minutes to get from the arrivals hall and onto the railway for an easy trip into Tower Gateway. Great value at £4.70 (single). Also a great way to see the sights of this part of London and certainly more... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

In as much as anyone at DLR or TFL is interested given that passengers have no say on prices or anything else to do with the service, I have been made late for work because of a change to services between 3 and 7 November. I found this information on a poorly placed poster in Canary Wharf station. Thank you... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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20 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My family and I used the DLR between Prince Regent and Tower Gateway during our stay between 27 - 31 October. It has be one of the best public transports systems in Britain! Clean, efficient and user friendly, this very regular service was highly reliable and had great connections with tube services. The staff on platforms and on the trains... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I love the Docklands Light Railway, it's such fun, the scenery is lovely, it's worth a ride even if you only go and come back straight away! It gives you a comfortable view of parts of the City, you see different landmarks going out and on the return. If you are going somewhere it's a relaxed mode of travel, if... More 

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