Bow Church DLR station

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Bow Church Docklands Light Railway
Bow Church DLR station MMB 05 88.jpg
Bow Church platforms.
Bow Church is located in Greater London
Bow Church
Bow Church
Location of Bow Church in Greater London
Location Bow
Local authority Tower Hamlets
Managed by Docklands Light Railway
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes [1]
Fare zone 2
OSI Bow Road London Underground [2]
DLR annual boardings and alightings
2012 Increase 3.065 million[3]
2013 Increase 3.264 million[4]
2014 Decrease 3.137 million[4]
2015 Increase 3.252 million[4]
Key dates
1987 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
WGS84 51°31′39″N 0°01′15″W / 51.5275°N 0.0208°W / 51.5275; -0.0208Coordinates: 51°31′39″N 0°01′15″W / 51.5275°N 0.0208°W / 51.5275; -0.0208
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London Transport portal

Bow Church is a station on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) in Bow in Greater London, England and is on the DLR's Stratford branch, between Devons Road and Pudding Mill Lane stations. It is within 300m walking distance of Bow Road station on London Underground's District and Hammersmith and City lines. Through ticketing is allowed between both stations. The DLR station opened with the original system on 31 August 1987. The station takes its name from the nearby 14th century Bow Church, which is an Anglican church.

There is a crossover south of the station which allows trains from Stratford and Poplar to reverse here. One example of this is when the new platforms at Stratford were being constructed - trains were suspended between Bow Church and Stratford and trains from Poplar terminated here.


London Buses routes 25, 108, 205, 425 and night route N205 serve the station.[5]


  1. ^ "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. Archived (PDF) from the original on 3 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Out-of-Station Interchanges" (Microsoft Excel). Transport for London. 2 January 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Transport for London (12 February 2013). "Freedom of Information DLR usage 1213". Transport for London. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Up-to-date DLR entry/exit statistics for each station" (XLSX). What Do They Know. Transport for London. 18 March 2016. Retrieved 2 April 2016. 
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Preceding station   DLR no-text roundel.svg DLR   Following station
towards Lewisham
Docklands Light Railway
towards Stratford