King George V DLR station

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Template:Use dmy dates Template:Use British English Template:Infobox London station King George V DLR station is a station on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) which opened on 2 December 2005 and named after King George V Dock, nearby. The station is in North Woolwich in the London Borough of Newham and is located in Travelcard Zone 3. Station and on-train announcements refer to the station as 'King George the Fifth'.

History

The station opened on 2 December 2005. Until January 2009, it served as a temporary terminus for the King George V branch of DLR but the line has since been extended under the River Thames to Woolwich Arsenal.

Location

The station is located at the northern end of Pier Road in North Woolwich. It is located within walking distance of the Woolwich Ferry.

Services

Trains run every 10 minutes to Bank in the City of London, and with the same frequency to Woolwich Arsenal. Journey time is 9 minutes to Canning Town to interchange with the Beckton branch of the DLR, 14 minutes to Poplar to interchange with the Stratford and Lewisham branches of the DLR and 24 minutes to Bank in the City of London. In peak hours, this increases to every eight minutes, with an additional service to Stratford International station, providing a service every four minutes to Canning Town.

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