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Definition of the Docklands Light Railway from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Docklands Light Railway

 
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a system of light trains used for public transport in the London Docklands which started operating in 1987. The trains are controlled by computer and travel above ground, often high up on raised lines. Many of its stations are linked to the London Underground.