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Docklands Light Railway

Volume 87: debated on Monday 18 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what decision has been made by his Department concerning the authority to manage the operation of the Docklands light railway.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the total number of local people currently employed on the construction of the Docklands light railway.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the estimated cost of the Docklands light railway spur from Canning Town to Stratford.

I understand that there are no proposals to build a spur of the Docklands light railway directly from Stratford to Canning Town, which are already connected by British Rail's North Woolwich line. The LDDC has however, identified the route of a possible spur from the proposed eastern extension to Canning Town at an estimated cost of £3 million.