Platforms 1 - 3

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Overview

Platforms 1 - 3 share an island platform lying south of platforms 4 - 8. Platform 2 is a bay platform in the south, as this is served by a single track, the north half of Platform 1 and the south half of platform 3 are considered as being platform 2.

To Reach

These platforms can be reached via the bridge from the concourse, or via the ramp from the Victoria Viaduct, to the west of the station.

Platform 3 from the West

  slope off end, under the road bridge
stanchiaon
station sign
lamp post and stanchion
pillar supporting ramp
gap leading right towards platform 1, bollards across
chains across point where the roof gets low
pillar
lamp post
pillar
stanchion
lamp post
wall starts, beside ramp
stanchion in middle of platform
lamp post on right
stanchiinn
girders each side supporting roof
metal gates on right can close ramp

In the middle of this island platform is a vehicle area with a barrier between this and the platform.

Continuing East

  roof starts here
platform widens beyond barrier, we're still passing a defined vehicle area
stanchion
pairs of girders along the platform, supporting the roof
building starts on right
blank door
windows
orange zone post in middle
slight slope up, pillar in wall
blank door
box with emergency phone
windows
blank door
stanchion
seats, gap of two metres between seats and wall
windows
billboards
seats
planter
blank door
station sign on wall
steps to bridge, going up east
trolley point, under the steps, on wall
blank door
gap with blank doors leading to platform 1
blank doors
seats on left
planters in middle
billboards in middle
purple zone
foot of ramp from bridge
gap to platform 1, staff door on right
post box
pay phone
pillar
pay phone
windows
cafe counter to east, seats to west, also accessed from platform 1
billboards
windows
vending machine
windows
billboards
blank door
defibrillator
billboards
waiting room, planter opposite
gap to platform 1, with fire escape steps on left, not for public use
blue zone post in middle
box
ladies toilets
stanchion, with departure screens
windows
seats in middle
blank door
blank door
windows
blank door
planter
blank door
windows
blank door
building ends

The open area leads to your right, across the end of track 2, onto platform 1. Running east from this point, a row of girders supports the roof of platform 3. Platform 3 continues as an island platform shared with the north section of platform 2. The platform narrows from the start of the row of girders, as you go east.

Continuing East

  station signs
,stanchion at end of roof
lamp post
lamp post
stanchion
lamp post
stanchion
lamp post
station sign
lamp post
slope off end

The gap to platform 1 has a fenced storage area to the right (west) whilst to the left are an information board, staff phone and another information board. There's also a trolley point in this area.

Platform 1, from the West

  slope off end, under road bridge
gap to platform 3 with bollards, can be chained
lamp post
pillar
pillar
post
stanchion
pillar
lamp post
wall beside foot of ramp
foot of ramp
roof starts
row of girders along left of platform, roadway to left
gap to platform 3
building with blank door in west end
railings jut out and continue along platform
railings finish
gap to blank door
wall juts out with blank door on west
rail runs along building
orange zone post
post with tannoy
station sign
blank door
wall retreats, west side blank
blank door
blank door
gap to platform 3
staff phone
windows
staff door
15 stanchions along middle of platform
billboards
gap to platform 3
seats
2 windows
cafe, Quick Snack Eat and Stay
seats
2 windows
blank door
departure screen overhead in middle
waiting room
blank door
gap to platform 3 with fire escape on east
box
disabled persons toilet
windows
gents toilet
trolley point
windows
blank door
windows
blank door
blank door
windows
blank door
blank door
end of building

Platform 1 and 2 Going East

  Two rows of girders along platform supporting roof
platform narrows, single girder towards end of roof
lamp post
lamp post
stanchion
lamp post
station sign
lamp post
platform end sign
slope off end

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CARLISLE Station

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