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Accessible Transport in London - Tower Gateway DLR station

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Tower Gateway is a modern station on the highly accessible DLR line, and only 12 minutes ride from Canning Town, where you can change onto the DLR towards 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.

Tower Gateway, DLR station - in May 2019

Tower Gateway, DLR station - in May 2019

This station is also a short distance (five minutes by street access) to the Fenchurch Street C2C line. This station should not be confused with Tower Hill, which is totally inaccessible to wheelchairs.

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.

Map

AccessAble Access Guide :

Accessibility friendly : Yes. (A step 50mm/gap 84mm).

Lift access between street and platform. Escalator access also available.

General description :

This symbol on station page suggests a recommendation - you tell me otherwise, please.