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Docklands Railway

Signal Fact 38

Track circuits were devised in the USA in 1872 by William Robinson.

William Sykes tried one out at Crystal Palace in 1876.

This page should be regarded as “Work in Progress”. The webmaster will welcome additional information for this page.

In the list below the information is set out in tabular form, spread over four columns. The column entries are -

RailRef The Line Code used in RailRef system.
Line Detail The principal locations included within the Line Code. They are arranged in 'down' direction order. Locations shown are primarily stations and junctions to allow easy cross check against published atlases. Signal box names appear in italics where these are 'intermediate' to stations or have been shown to facilitate links from other pages on this web site. The inclusion of a station or junction name does not imply that there was always a signal box of that same name!
SBR The section reference used in the relevant Signal Box Register published by the Society.
ELR The corresponding Engineer's Line Reference(s). This will be blank for railways that never came within British Railways terms of reference. It will also be blank where British Railways had no surviving responsibility for infrastructure at the time the ELR system came into use.

RailRef Line Detail SBR ELR
DR001 Tower Gateway to Beckton
Tower Gateway
Royal Mint Street Junction 002
Shadwell
Limehouse
Westferry
North Quay Viaduct Junction
Poplar
Blackwall
East India
Canning Town
Thames Wharf
Royal Victoria
Custom House
Prince Regent
Royal Albert
Beckton Park
Cyprus
Gallions Reach
Beckton
Planned to extend to Barking Riverside & Dagenham Dock
   
DR002 Bank - Royal Mint Junction
Bank
Royal Mint Street Junction 001
   
DR003 Beckton eastbound diveunder
   
DR004 Poplar eastbound (not via flyover)
   
DR005 Canning Town Flyover
Missing out Thames Wharf
   
DR006 Beckton Depot
   
DR010 Stratford - Lewisham
Stratford
Pudding Mill Lane
Bow Church
Devons Road
Langdon Park
All Saints
Poplar
West India Quay
Canary Wharf
Heron Quays
South Quay
Cross Harbour & London Arena
Mudchute
Island Gardens
Cutty Sark
Greenwich
Deptford Bridge
Elverson Road
Lewisham
   
DR011 Poplar Depot
   
DR012 West India Dock realignment
   
DR020 Stratford International - Woolwich Arsenal
Stratford International
Stratford
Stratford High Street
Abbey Road
West Ham
Star Lane
Canning Town
Flyover Junction
West Silvertown
Pontoon Dock
London City Airport
King George V
Woolwich Arsenal
   
DR021 Canning Town eastbound loop
   
DR022 Canning Town westbound loop
   

 




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