Crossharbour DLR station

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Crossharbour Docklands Light Railway
Crossharbour DLR Station.jpg
Crossharbour is located in Greater London
Crossharbour
Crossharbour
Location of Crossharbour in Greater London
LocationCubitt Town, Poplar
Local authorityLondon Borough of Tower Hamlets
Managed byDocklands Light Railway
Number of platforms2
AccessibleYes[1]
Fare zone2
DLR annual boardings and alightings
2012Increase 3.719 million[2]
2013Increase 3.870 million[3]
2014Increase 4.069 million[3]
2015Increase 4.128 million[3]
2016Decrease 4.050 million[4]
Railway companies
Original companyDocklands Light Railway
Key dates
31 August 1987Opened as Crossharbour
1994Renamed Crossharbour and London Arena
2006Renamed Crossharbour
Other information
WGS8451°29′44″N 0°00′52″W / 51.4956°N 0.0144°W / 51.4956; -0.0144Coordinates: 51°29′44″N 0°00′52″W / 51.4956°N 0.0144°W / 51.4956; -0.0144
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal

Crossharbour is a Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station in Cubitt Town in East London. The station is situated on the Isle of Dogs and is between Mudchute and South Quay stations and is in Travelcard Zone 2.

The Docklands Light Railway station opened as "Crossharbour" on 31 August 1987, and was renamed in 1994 to "Crossharbour and London Arena". Since the neighbouring London Arena has been demolished (in 2006) the original name has been reinstated.[5] The name "Crossharbour" refers to the nearby Glengall Bridge across Millwall Inner Dock.[6]

Layout[edit]

There are two platforms at the station with a reversing siding between the two running tracks just to the south of the station, and some trains (mainly from Stratford DLR station) used to terminate here as Lewisham DLR station was unable to handle too many trains. Nowadays however, it is rare to see trains terminate at Crossharbour, as many trains from Stratford now terminate at Canary Wharf DLR station.

The St John's Estate is a social housing estate adjacent to the DLR station.

Connections[edit]

London Buses routes 135, 277 and the D prefix routes D6 and D8 serve the station at Crossharbour bus station; additionally 277 has a 24-hour service.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. March 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 June 2019.
  2. ^ Transport for London (12 February 2013). "Freedom of Information DLR usage 1213". Transport for London. Retrieved 10 November 2013.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "Passenger Numbers - Docklands Light Railway Limited" (XLSX (after downloading zip)). What Do They Know. Transport for London. 8 June 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
  5. ^ http://www.tfl.gov.uk/gettingaround/transportaccessibility/dlr/3265.aspx
  6. ^ Crossharbour – Hidden London

External links[edit]

Preceding station   DLR no-text roundel.svg DLR   Following station
towards Bank
Docklands Light Railway
towards Lewisham