20.pdf Ephemera

Ephemera

1982

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.

1984

The Beckton extension was being discussed years before the initial DLR system was opened. This booklet and questionnaire dates from July 1984.

1985

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.

1986

An early (1986) leaflet warning of the dangers of children trespassing on the railway.

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 This was never built and has now been superceded by Langden Park Station.

A warning leaflet distributed following the DLR going ‘Live’ in August 1986.

1987

An original DLR route map, of the original route, for display on the train.

Customer Information Leaflets for 1987.

This leaflet dating (presumably) from 1987 introduces the new railway to the public.

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 explains the fare system that will be operating on the new raileway.

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.

Official Site Pass and Souvenir Ticket from the Royal Opening Day.

First Day Cover for the Royal Opening incorporating a DLR ticket and a DLR postcard.

First Day Cover for the Public Opening incorporating a DLR ticket and a DLR postcard.

A public information leaflet from around the period of opening in 1987.

A “Seasons Greetings” card for 1987 from the DLR.

A leaflet notifying the public that the ticket validators are going.

A folder with a panoramic picture of the DLR viaduct.

1988

Customer Information Leaflets for 1988.

An illustrated colour booklet marking ‘The First Year’ of the DLR .

1989

Customer Information Leaflets for 1989.

A leaflet detailing line closures during expansion works.

A leaflet showing illustrations of each station on the new line to Beckton.

Card allowing for a public consultation on the upcoming Lewisham extension.

A leaflet giving details of the shortly to be opened Bank station.

A leaflet giving details of the construction work on the Beckton and Bank extensions.

A leaflet - 'A seasonal message from The Managing Director of Docklands Light Railway'.

1990

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.

A leaflet detailing the expansion of Tower Gateway station.

A poster advertising an upcoming public survey of users.

The New Extension 1990. An explanation of the new route to Beckton, to open in 1994.

A booklet detailing the proposals for the Greenwich and Lewisham extension.

1993

Booklet setting out the DLR's Charter Standard.

Leaflet setting out the DLR's Charter Standard.

1994

A small booklet explaining the introduction of Penalty fares on 3rd April 1994.

A fold-out leaflet explaining how to keep safe on the DLR, May 1994.

A leaflet explaining how to keep safe on the DLR.

A guide to the DLR following the opening of the Beckton extension.

A free ticket to ride on the newly opened Beckton extension.

A leaflet explaining the new line when it had just opened.

A booklet reporting on the first year of the DLR's Charter Standard.

1995

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 Seltrac system, now on all lines.

Letter to travellers apologising for disruption caused by the new signalling system.

Leaflet giving details of the new through route from Beckton to Tower Gateway. Previously the Beckton line ran only as far as Poplar..

Leaflet warning of the perils of Stonethrowing.

Leaflet giving details of the new through route from Beckton to Tower Gateway. Previously the Beckton line ran only as far as Poplar.

1996

Leaflet giving details of the service suspensions following the Canary Wharf Bomb.

1999

Leaflet giving details of the, as yet unopened, Lewish extension.

Leaflet giving details of the, now fully opened, Lewisham extension.

2011

Leaflet giving details of the extension from Stratford International to Canning Town, incorporating the former North London Line.

Undated

Leaflet ‘Stay Safe ..... Not Sorry’. The perils of trespassing.