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Accessible Transport in London - Canning Town DLR station

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Canning Town in February 2019 from outside the station showing the general access.

Canning Town in February 2019 from outside the station showing the general access.

Canning Town is a modern station on the highly accessible DLR line, and only 7 minutes ride from Stratford. 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.

Canning Town is also on the accessible Jubilee line, an alternative route which includes stations such as London Bridge and Stratford. This is an important station where you can change lines easily between the DLR and the Jubilee lines.

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.

AccessAble Access Guide :

Accessibility friendly : Yes. Jubilee line eastbound towards Stratford (A step 50mm/gap 84mm), westbound towards Stanmore (A step 50mm/gap 79mm). DLR both directions (A step 50mm/gap 84mm) - & Bus Station.

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