This booklet published in Spring 1982. At this time it was thought that the eastern terminal of the DLR would be Mile End - not Stratford.
The Beckton extension was being discussed years before the initial DLR system was opened. This booklet and questionnaire dates from July 1984.
This information booklet gives notice of a series of public consultations, in October 1985, to decide the route of the Beckton extension. Clearly the DLR builders did not want the route that they were eventually forced to take.
Another early (1986) leaflet warning of the dangers of children trespassing on the railway. The map still shows ‘Carmen Street’ station. This was never built and has now been superceded by Langden Park Station.
Three foldout booklets on card giving the history of the area that the new railway passes through.
1) Tower Gateway to West India Quay.
2) West India Quay to island Gardens.
3) West India Quay to Stratford.
This leaflet dated March 1987, was one of many warning parents to stop children trespassing on the railway after the current was switched on.
The operations booklet distributed to staff giving precise details for the Royal Opening by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
A leaflet detailing the installation of a new bridge between West India Quay and Westferry station. This involved demolition by explosives, of a substantial section of the historic brick viaduct.
A leaflet detailing the successful installation of a new bridge between West India Quay and Westferry station.
Leaflet giving details of the introduction of the SELTRAC signalling system onto the Stratford Canary Wharf section of the DLR.
Leaflet giving details of the DLR system. Canning Town, is being rebuilt for the Jubilee Line, and is not yet opened. The map says 'opening 1997'. It opened without the Jubilee interchange in 1998. It was fully opened in 1999.
Leaflet giving details of the new through route from Beckton to Tower Gateway. Previously the Beckton line ran only as far as Poplar..
Leaflet giving details of the new through route from Beckton to Tower Gateway. Previously the Beckton line ran only as far as Poplar.
Leaflet giving details of the extension from Stratford International to Canning Town, incorporating the former North London Line.