Proposals for an extension to the Docklands Light Railway - including a new tunnel under the Thames - have been submitted to the Government by Transport for London.
In its full Strategic Outline Case, TfL is asking for money to develop the next stage - its Outline Business Case, which would explain how an extension of the DLR would have a “transformative effect” on the area.
Funding for feasibility work so far has come from a partnership of councils and developers that aim to regenerate the area. TfL says the target is to “agree an affordable solution” by 2025, and for construction to start in 2028, with the DLR extension opening “in the early 2030s”.
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