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Extending the Docklands Light Railway to Beckton Riverside and Thamesmead

Extending the Docklands Light Railway to Beckton Riverside and Thamesmead

Transport for London has considered several options to find the right public transport solution to serve Thamesmead and Beckton Riverside. These options were reviewed and compared based on cost, how quickly they could be delivered, their impact on the existing transport network and communities, and whether they met the wider objectives of supporting the maximum opportunity for new homes, jobs, and connections to retail and leisure activities. 

Transport for London would now like people feedback on its preferred option of a cross-river extension of the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) from Gallions Reach. This would include a new station at Beckton Riverside, a tunnel under the River Thames, and a new station in Thamesmead. 

Click here for more about the  preferred option, as well as other options considered and the planned next steps for the scheme. There is also more detail about how you can have your say, and more information about the vision for Beckton Riverside and Thamesmead. Deadline for people feedback: 18 March 2024, by email haveyoursay@tfl.gov.uk, online at www.haveyoursay.tfl.gov.uk/dlr-extension or by phone tel 020 3054 6037. Visit https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/dlr/. 06/24.