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TfL procures new DLR train fleet

Light Rail

17 March 2017
DLR: new train order

 

Transport for London is to procure a new fleet of Docklands Light Railway (DLR) trains to replace much of the existing fleet and increase network capacity.

The DLR currently operates 149 light rail vehicles (LRVs), supplied by Bombardier. These operate in two or three-car formations. Two-thirds of the fleet was delivered between 1990 and 1992 and TfL says the vehicles have reached the end of their design life, and suffer from deteriorating reliability. 

The network carries 115 million...

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