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The Docklands Light Railway will be suspended from between Beckton and Stratford International all weekend, it has been announced.

The closure will run from Saturday morning to Monday morning. Rail replacement buses will be operating.

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The man in charge of regeneration in Newham has called for Stratford International to finally live up to its name.

Eurostar refuses to stop at the station, which was built in 2009, instead linking the Channel Tunnel route with Ebbsfleet and St Pancras.

stratford142.JPGThe final part of the Docklands Light Railway's £500million upgrade opened to the public this morning.

The extension between Canning Town and Stratford International started taking paying passengers from 11am, exactly 24 years to the day since the DLR first opened.

AA-oct29-DLR142.jpgUncertainty surround the date the new DLR extension between Canning Town and Stratford will be open to passengers.

There have been reports that the line will be operational on August 29, but Transport for London has refused to confirm this. The £211million link was due to open this summer but has been dogged by technical problems.

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Eurostar hasn't completely dismissed the notion of stopping at Stratford, but admits it has "no immediate plans" to do so.

Stratford International station had been billed as London's second Eurostar station before it opened in 2006, but it remains out in the cold in the current set-up.