Manor Way railway station

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Manor Way
Location Beckton/Cyprus
Owner London & St. Katharine Docks Company
Number of platforms 2
Key dates
1880 (1880) Opened
1940 (1940) Closed
Replaced by Gallions Reach
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Manor Way was a railway station located on East Ham Manor Way, south of Beckton in east London, on the London & St. Katharine Docks Company's line. It opened in November 1880, between Central and Gallions stations, on the Gallions branch of the line.

Manor Way was sparingly used by passenger services, which ceased altogether in 1940 after wartime bombing, and the goods line closed with the subsequent closure of the Royal Docks. With the redevelopment of the Docklands region in the 1980s and 1990s, the line was replaced in 1994 by the Docklands Light Railway extension to Beckton. No trace of the station remains today (the University of East London's Cyprus campus lies on the site), although Gallions Reach DLR station is located 200 yards north-east of the site.

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Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Central   London & St. Katharine Docks Company
Gallions Branch
  Gallions

Coordinates: 51°30′27″N 0°04′12″E / 51.5074°N 0.0699°E / 51.5074; 0.0699