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A Quick Overview of Poplar
Poplar is a station in Poplar in east London on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) in Travelcard Zone 2. It is served by three of the six regular routes on the DLR (Stratford-Lewisham, Bank-Woolwich Arsenal and Tower Gateway-Beckton) making it one of the busiest stations on the network in terms of services.
Long before the opening of the DLR in 1987, there had been three stations with the name Poplar. However, none was on the site of the current station. Poplar railway station was on the London and Blackwall Railway between 8 July 1840 to 4 May 1926.