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Catch the DLR at Woolwich Arsenal

posted 10 Jan 2009, 14:35 by Keith Spink
Slade Green residents will benefit from the opening today (Saturday 10 January 2009) of the Docklands Light Railway station at Woolwich Arsenal. The new service means we can access London City Airport, Canning Town, Poplar, Limehouse and Bank with one easy change at Woolwich Arsenal, and will certainly reduce our journey times to Stratford, Barking and other parts of East London.

Example journey times:
  • Woolwich Arsenal to London City Airport in 6 minutes. For flights to almost anywhere in Europe)
  • Woolwich Arsenal to Canning Town in 13 minutes. For connections to the Jubilee line for a quick journey to Stratford.
  • Woolwich Arsenal to West India Quay in 19 minutes. Home to the Museum in Docklands, plus many outdoor bars and restaurants.
  • Woolwich Arsenal to Custom House for ExCel in 19 minutes. A world class entertainment and exhibition venue.
  • Woolwich Arsenal to Limehouse in 22 minutes. For C2C train services to Essex.
  • Woolwich Arsenal to Royal Albert in 23 minutes. Get back to nature with the children at Newham City Farm.
  • Woolwich Arsenal to Bank in 28 minutes. Providing access to the heart of the city.
DLR trains run every 10 minutes from Woolwich Arsenal towards London City Airport and Bank.

As an example (leaving Slade Green on a weekday).

  First train Last train
 Slade Green: depart
 05:16 23:05
 Woolwich Arsenal: arrive
 05:30 23:19
 Woolwich Arsenal: depart
 05:36 23:31
 Canning Town: arrive 05:49 23:44
 Bank: arrive
 06:04 23:59

As an example (coming home to Slade Green on a weekday).

  First train Last train
 Bank: depart
 05:32 00:05
 Canning Town: depart  05:47 00:20
 Woolwich Arsenal: arrive
 06:00 00:33
 Woolwich Arsenal: depart 06:03 00:45
 Slade Green: arrive
 06:13 00:58

For more information:

Website: Docklands Light Railway
Photo: DLR 34 at Woolwich Arsenal
Photo: DLR 34 at Woolwich Arsenal
Photos: Other DLR photos
Video: DLR travelling from King George V to Woolwich Arsenal
Video: DLR travelling from Woolwich Arsenal to King George V