FIND AN EXIT FROM A PLATFORM

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Overview

This is a terminus station, so you need to go towards the front of the train and find a ramp up into the concourse. The difficulties I've had in getting others to tell me on which platform I've arrived suggest that the signage isn't very helpful, certainly whilst you're on the train. On odd-numbered platforms between 1 and 15, plus 16 and 18, the doors will open on your left as you face the front of the train.

Your task is further complicated by the presence of vehicle access to the areas of platforms 1 to 3 and 16 to 18. The remaining platforms are grouped in fours, such that two island platforms are served by one ramp to the concourse. The outer platforms of each group extend beyond the ramp, so it's possible to walk into a service area of the station which is not intended for public use. However, if you follow the tactile paving along one of the inner platforms of each group, then continue forward past the beginning of the platform, you should find a ramp.

From Which Platform?

  From Platforms 1 to 3
From Platforms 4 to 15
From Platforms 16 to 18

From Platforms 1 to 3

From platform 1, go beyond the front of the train, following the tactile paving then railing on your right, to the end. Turn right here and continue to the corner, this is the front of platform 2.

From platform 2, go beyond the front of the train and follow the tactile paving then railings on your left, to the end, then turn right.

Continue forward across an open space till you find the wall, turn right and follow this wall to the ramp up to the concourse. If you find tactile paving, you've overshot onto platform 3, turn left and continue for a few metres before turning left again to locate the side of the ramp.

From Platform 3, go beyond the front of the train. Note that this platform extends beyond the ramp. It may be better to move to the left-hand edge of the platform, beyond which is a road with speed bumps and follow this to the wall or ramp in front of you.

Go up the ramp into the concourse, you're near the east end of the corridor.

To Which Exit?

From Platforms 4 to 15

These platforms are grouped in fours: 4 - 7, 8 - 11 and 12 - 15, each group being served by a ramp to the concourse. The outer platforms: 4, 7, 8, 11, 12 and 15 extend beyond the ramp, whilst the others would lead you straight onto it. In the case of platforms 8 to 11, you go through a gate line including automatic gates, before reaching the ramp to the concourse. There are gates, operated by staff, before the ramps from platforms 4 - 7 and 12 - 15.

Go up the ramp, to the corridor. From platforms 4 to 7, you're opposite the left-hand side of the concourse; platforms 8 to 11, in the middle and platforms 12 to 15, opposite the right-hand side.

To Which Exit?

From Platforms 16 to 18

From platform 16, continue beyond the front of the train then bear right to locate the edge of the roadway. Follow this to the ramp up to the concourse. Go up the ramp into the corridor, at the right-hand (west) end.

To Which Exit?

From platforms 17 and 18, go beyond the front of the train, following the tactile paving then railings to the end. turn left and continue across an open space to locate the railings to the ramp, in front of you. Turn left and follow these to the end, turn right (180 degrees) and go up the ramp to the corridor. If you find tactile paving, you've overshot the ramp onto platform 16. Turn right, continue for a few metres and turn right to locate the ramp.

To Which Exit?

  Towards Eversholt Street
To the Plaza
Towards Melton Street
Towards Drummond Street
To the Taxi Rank
To the Underground Station

Towards Eversholt Street

As you face away from the platforms, go to the left-hand side of the concourse and continue, away from the platforms, to the corner, then turn left, through the doors in front of you. Continue past the shops on your left then down a flight of steps into Eversholt Street. Note that there are trolleys and other obstacles to each side of the top of these steps. This is the recommended exit for our route to RNIB Judd Street.

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To the Plaza

Go into the concourse and follow either side away from the platforms, go through the doors in front of you. Note that the left-hand set of doors offers the easier route to the bus station, see the Find the Bus Station page for more details.

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Towards Melton Street

As you face away from the platforms, go to the right-hand side of the concourse and follow this into the corner and turn right. Go through the doors in front of you. Continue, past the shops on your right then down four steps into Melton Street. Note this is the preferred exit for route to Euston Square Station.

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Towards Drummond Street

As you face away from the platforms, turn right and continue to the end of the corridor. Go through the doors in front of you then continue, down the slope, into Drummond Street. See the Environs page for more details.

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To the Taxi Rank

As you face away from the platforms, follow the left-hand side of the concourse, past the two entrances to the refreshments area. You should now be beside WH Smith, turn right and continue, round T M Lewin to your left, then turn left towards the stairs. Continue, down two flights of steps then turn right and go down another flight before turning right towards the pick-up point.

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To the Underground Station

The main entrance to the Underground station is on the left-hand side of the right-hand unit towards the far end of the concourse as you face away from the platforms. This may be quite difficult to find, particularly when the concourse is crowded. It may be easier to use the entrance beside the ramp to platforms 8 to 11. See the "Find a Platform from the Mainline" page of our guide to Euston Underground station for more details

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