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Dagenham East tube station

Dagenham East is a London Underground station in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, part of the Outer London area. It is on the District Line, between Dagenham Heathway and Elm Park, and is in Zone 5.

The station is above ground and in the open air. Constructed in the 1930s to serve the needs of the rapidly expanding Becontree housing estate, part of the east London sprawl. Nowadays it is more famous as the local station for the Dagenham and Redbridge Football Club.

The Fenchurch Street overground line used to stop here until the station was closed in the 1960s in accordance with the Beeching report, then demolished in the 1980s so the land could be turned into a builders merchants.