King George V DLR station

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King George V Docklands Light Railway
King George V stn entrance.JPG
Station main entrance at the eastern end
King George V is located in Greater London
King George V
King George V
Location of King George V in Greater London
Location North Woolwich
Local authority London Borough of Newham
Managed by Docklands Light Railway
Number of platforms 2
Accessible Yes [1]
Fare zone 3
DLR annual boardings and alightings
2012 Increase 1.410 million[2]
2013 Increase 1.519 million[3]
2014 Decrease 1.482 million[3]
2015 Increase 1.566 million[3]
Key dates
2 December 2005 Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
WGS84 51°30′07″N 0°03′46″E / 51.501972°N 0.062778°E / 51.501972; 0.062778Coordinates: 51°30′07″N 0°03′46″E / 51.501972°N 0.062778°E / 51.501972; 0.062778

King George V is a station on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) in North Woolwich, east London, which opened on 2 December 2005 and named after King George V Dock nearby in the London Borough of Newham and is located in Travelcard Zone 3. Station and on-train announcements refer to the station as 'King George the Fifth'.

History[edit]

The station opened on 2 December 2005. Until January 2009, it served as a temporary terminus for the King George V branch of DLR but the line has since been extended under the River Thames to Woolwich Arsenal.[4]

Location[edit]

The station is at the northern end of Pier Road in North Woolwich, and is within walking distance of the Woolwich Ferry.

Services[edit]

Trains run every 10 minutes to Bank in the City of London, and with the same frequency to Woolwich Arsenal. Journey time is 9 minutes to Canning Town to interchange with the Beckton branch of the DLR, 14 minutes to Poplar to interchange with the Stratford and Lewisham branches of the DLR and 24 minutes to Bank in the City of London. In peak hours, this increases to every eight minutes, with an additional service to Stratford International station, providing a service every four minutes to Canning Town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tube Map
  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. ^ "Government Approves DLR Woolwich Extension". Transport for London. 26 February 2004. Retrieved 2007-09-27. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   DLR no-text roundel.svg DLR   Following station
towards Bank or Tower Gateway
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