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Beckton Park DLR Station

Strait Road, Newham, London, E6 5NE

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Introduction (DLR Services)

  • Related link TFL Accessibility Guides.
  • Https://tfl.gov.uk/forms/12387.aspx
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    • The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is a fully accessible public transport network with step-free access into all stations.
    • TFL produce a range of accessibility guides including audio guides and large print maps showing step-free routes and the location of toilets on the network.
    • Please see the link above to download or order guides.
    • Most DLR stations are not staffed.
    • Station buildings do not have doors or ticket barriers and are open 24 hours a day.
    • Train services are not 24 hours.
    • Please see link to TFL website for train operating times at each station.
    • Self-service ticket machines are available at each station.
    • Oyster cards, contactless payment cards and travel cards are accepted.
    • There is level access from platform to train at every station.
    • Wheelchair users are advised to reverse on and off the train to overcome any gap between the platform and the train.
    • Every train has a member of staff to assist customers.
    • There is a push button alarm call point on every platform, linked to a control centre.
    • The control centre can alert the staff on the train to customers waiting to board who will require assistance.
    • All platforms have some shelter and fixed seating with armrests.

Location

  • This venue is situated in West Beckton.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is West Ham.
  • The nearest underground station is Canning Town - Jubilee Line.
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    • The station is located beneath a roundabout on Royal Albert Way.
    • Access to the station is from Strait Road only.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Level Change (Access to Platforms)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located from street level down to the platforms on both sides of the station.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located from street level to platform, on each side of the footbridge.
  • There is / are 12 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.
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    • There are two mirror image ramps and staircases to each platform, located either side of the footbridge.
    • The ramp is in two sections with a landing halfway.
    • The second section of the ramp has the handrail on the opposite side.

Train Station

  • The station is not staffed.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are DLR - Beckton branch.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.

Level Change (Footbridge to Platform 2)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located on the footbridge.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The footbridge links the street levels on both sides of the station.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-2.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 1-2.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.