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Shadwell DLR stn southern entrance.JPG
Location Shadwell
Local authority Tower Hamlets
Managed by Docklands Light Railway
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 2
Other information
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Shadwell DLR station on the Docklands Light Railway is between the termini of Bank and Tower Gateway to the west and Limehouse to the east. It stands on a viaduct shared with National Rail trains (on the c2c line to Essex, with a single island platform accessed by stairs and a passenger lift (via entrance on Watney Street). It opened on 31 August 1987 as part of the first tranche of DLR stations. The 1991 Bank extension joins the main DLR line just to the west of Shadwell.

Shadwell DLR stn look west
Looking west at Shadwell
Preceding station   Docklands Light Railway DLR   Following station
Tower Gateway
Docklands Light Railway
towards Lewisham, Stratford,
Beckton or Woolwich Arsenal

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