London history over 2000 years

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Accessible Transport in London - Canary Wharf DLR station

All the London railway stations :

Canary Wharf is a modern station on the highly accessible DLR line. It has a public lift from the street to the platform, and the step onto the trains from the platform is slight. This station is recommended as highly accessible for wheelchair users. Use the links below for pictures and more detail.

Canary Wharf is also on the accessible Jubilee line, an alternative route which includes stations such as  London Bridge and Stratford. There is a 200 metre travel via the street to change lines between the DLR and the Jubilee lines at this station. Canning Town is also nearby which offers this platform change without the 200 metre travel.

Underground lines : Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is a fully accessible railway for people using wheelchairs. All DLR stations have a lift or ramp access to the platforms, with level access onto the trains. All lifts have alarms enabled, which allow you to talk directly with a member of DLR staff should you experience any problems. The gap between the platform edge and the train is 7.5cm wide and the step up or down from the platform to the train is 5cm high. Most wheelchair users find getting on and off smoothest with the largest wheel first.


Lift access between street and platform. Escalator access also available. Canary Wharf DLR station is
200 metres away via the street.

AccessAble Access Guide :

Accessibility friendly : Yes. Jubilee line both directions (A step 50mm/gap 70mm). DLR both directions (A step 50mm/ gap 84mm). 200m between Jubilee line and DLR station via the street.

General description :


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