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Greenwich - see North Greenwich Underground. The station was opened on 20 November 1999. It is adjacent to the original terminus of the London & Greenwich Railway.
Gallions Reach

Gallions Reach takes its name from a former hotel built in this area in 1803 for the use of passengers embarking from the adjacent jetty. The word Reach' means a straight portion of a river (the nearby River Thames).
Elverson Road

Elverson Road. Little is known about how this road obtained its name; one must presume that it was named after a local landowner when the road was built between 1875 and 1893.
East India

East India takes its name from the East India Company' founded as early as 1600. The company obtained an Act of Parliament in 1803 for the docks to be built, which were ready for use in 1806. As the name suggests the Company traded on the routes to India and the Far East and the 'Cutty Sark' was one of the original clippers.
Devons Road

Devons Road was known as Bromley Lane c.1790 and it seems that it was named after a Thomas Devon who once owned land in this area or maybe one of his ancestors, for his household was listed at one time in the local poor rate' records.
Deptford Bridge

Deptford Bridge. Deptford was recorded as Depeford in 1293 and the name is self explanatory from the Old English deop and ford - means 'the Deep ford', from the location of the land. The bridge crosses the Ravensbourne River and maybe the Romans built a bridge here, which was later destroyed by the Danes. A wooden bridge was built here in the 14th century and was replaced by a stone bridge in 1809.

Cyprus. This small area to the north side of the Royal Albert Dock takes its name from the island of Cyprus, for the original owners traded mainly with this island at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea.
Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark is the name, of course, of the famous sailing ship, now preserved near the station in dry dock. This is one of the few surviving tea clippers of the nineteenth century. Built at Dumbarton, Scotland (in 1869) she was engaged on the China tea trade. Later, on the Australian grain run, she achieved a new sailing record of 73 days for the London-Sydney passage.
Custom House

Custom House takes its name from the building which once stood at the north side of the Victoria Docks and today still gives its name to a district in this part of London. The area was developed as a working class residential working district from the 1880s onwards.

Crossharbour is a new development which was placed at the crossing of Glengall Grove. The name is appropriate for it is in the centre of the Isle of Dogs.