Shadwell DLR station

Docklands Light Railway station

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 Docklands Light Railway
Docklands Light Railway trein in Shadwell (12753975413).jpg
Shadwell is located in Greater London
Location of Shadwell in Greater London
Local authorityLondon Borough of Tower Hamlets
Managed byDocklands Light Railway
OwnerTransport for London
Number of platforms2
Fare zone2
OSIShadwell London Overground
DLR annual boardings and alightings
2012Increase 6.671 million[2]
2013Increase 7.215 million[3]
2014Increase 8.091 million[3]
2015Increase 8.604 million[3]
2016Increase 9.014 million[4]
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WGS8451°30′42″N 0°03′22″W / 51.511711°N 0.056214°W / 51.511711; -0.056214Coordinates: 51°30′42″N 0°03′22″W / 51.511711°N 0.056214°W / 51.511711; -0.056214
Looking west at Shadwell
Preceding station   DLR no-text roundel.svg DLR   Following station
Docklands Light Railway


  1. "Step free Tube Guide" (PDF). Transport for London. March 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 June 2019.
  2. Transport for London (12 February 2013). "Freedom of Information DLR usage 1213". Transport for London. Retrieved 10 November 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Up-to-date DLR entry/exit statistics for each station" (XLSX). What Do They Know. Transport for London. 18 March 2016. Retrieved 2 April 2016.
  4. "Passenger Numbers - Docklands Light Railway Limited" (XLSX (after downloading zip)). What Do They Know. Transport for London. 8 June 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2017.

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