- Tube Station Facilities
- Docklands Light Railway
- Jubilee line
Canning Town is an annoying station. Mostly because its in zone 3 and the tfl journey planner makes me change there to get to North Greenwich, meaning I have to get a zone 123 travel card because technically I am entering zone 3. It has few redeeming features, even the tracks don't line up for my train changeover and it seems to be busy all the time.more
Its one confusing station with more platforms than my fingers of my 1 free hand can count right now. All the platforms are open and over ground - so you are at the mercy of the elements.
Also, the trains which go to Beckton and Woolwich-both- come on 2 separate platforms. And they don't have a status board up all the time. Need to go change here ever day on my daily commute and its such a...more
It might seem silly to have a favorite transit station in a city you only visited for a week, but I do. I really like the Canning Town station. We stayed at the Crowne Plaza Docklands, which is right by the Royal Victoria DLR station. One stop down is Canning Town, which was the quickest transfer to the Tube. The signs are easy to read, you don't have to take stairs, and it's super easy to...more
Connecting the Jubilee line with the DLR, Canning Town is a major interchange. It also has some National Rail and bus services. This is a very busy commuter station as well as catching people headed to the O2 arena.
On the Jubilee, it is between North Greenwich and West Ham. On the DLR, East India is to the west and Royal Victoria (to Beckton) and West Silvertown (to Woolwich Arsenal) are to...more