Gallions railway station

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Not to be confused with Gallions Reach DLR station.
Gallions
Location Gallions Reach
Owner Eastern Counties Railway
Number of platforms 2
Key dates
1880 (1880) Opened
1940 (1940) Closed
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Gallions was a railway station that adjoined the River Thames by Gallions Reach in Beckton, east London. It was opened by the Eastern Counties and Thames Junction Railway in November 1880, and was the eastern terminus of the Gallions branch of that line.

The station saw few passenger services, which ceased completely in September 1940 after wartime bombing caused severe damage to the line, and the goods line closed with the closure of the nearby Royal Docks.

With the redevelopment of London Docklands in the 1980s and 1990s, the line between Custom House and Manor Way was redeveloped as an extension of the Docklands Light Railway to Beckton, but the final section between Manor Way and Gallions was not used and has since been built over. No trace of Gallions station remains today.

Coordinates: 51°30′24″N 0°04′38″E / 51.5066°N 0.0771°E / 51.5066; 0.0771