Platform 2, Southbound

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This is a separate platform along the east side of the station, serving trains towards Carlisle. the footbridge is towards the rear of the train, whilst the building, including the cafe, waiting room and ladies toilets is about in the middle. there is no tactile paving along the edge of the platform.

There's a row of posts along the middle of the platform, including pillars supporting the canopy outside the building.

To Reach

There is step-free access from the east forecourt via the waiting room, the cafe or via a path to either side of the building. there is also stairs access from platform 1 via the footbridge.

From the South

  slope off end, at road bridge
bushes to right (east)
2 posts
post, plus large post to right
post, RNIB REACT beacon
post, CCTV
departure screen
railings on right
gate to path from east forecourt
building starts
post in middle, platform 2, clock above
2 blank doors
blank door, post in middle
2 blank doors
canopy starts
cafe, RNIB REACT beacon above
post on left
ladies toilets
help point
drinking fountain
4 seats
blank door
exit and waiting room, RNIB REACT beacon above
clock on post
end of building
departure screen
path to east forecourt
steps up north to bridge, against right-hand side
narrow platform, note can walk underneath stairs
platform widens behind stairs
mesh fence on right
large post on right
large post on right
post, RNIB REACT beacon
platform continues to signal hut, beyond the end

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