Platforms 8 TO 11

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Overview

The common entrance to platforms 8, 9, 10 and 11 is off the north side of the corridor opposite the centre of the main concourse. There is a ramp leading down to an area in front of the gates. This ramp now has a central rail, keep left.

The Ramp

West Side, Going North

  WH Smith
Costa Coffee
M&S Simply Food
wall juts out east
blank to foot of ramp

East Side, Going North

  timetables

The Area in Front of the Gates

South Side, Going West

  ramp from concourse
wall, running south between ramp and this area
passage towards steps to Underground

West Side, Going North

  blank wall from steps to Underground
entrance to M&S Simply Food
wall retreats west with entrance to M&S in south side
recess to Lloyds TSB cash point
2 ticket sales windows

North Side, Going East

  luggage/manual gate
10 automatic gates
manual gate

East Side, Going South

  2 ticket machines
photo booth

Beyond the gates

This is an open space, the north side has a railing in the centre across the ends of tracks 9 and 10 with gaps either side leading to island platforms, platforms 8 and 9 on the right, platforms 10 and 11 on the left.

There's an assistance window facing north from the west end of the gate line.

Note that all the benches on these 4 platforms are moveable and may be in slightly different positions.

there is tactile paving along the edge of these platforms.

Platforms 8 and 9

In the right-hand half of the area beyond the gate line in the entrance to platforms 8 to 11, platform 8 is to the right, platform 9 straight ahead. Platform 8 extends back beside the ramp for some way. Although part of this area is not for public access, some trains extend back beyond the foot of the ramp.

Going North from the Start of the Island Platform

  pillar with digital clock above
bench facing platform 8
pillar with card and coin phones on all 4 sides
pillar
2 benches facing platform 9
pillar
trolley point
pillar
2 benches facing platform 8
pillar
bench facing platform 9
pillar
bench facing platform 9
digital clock above
2 pillars
bench facing platform 8
3 pillars
bin area
pillar
surface changes from tiles to asphalt
tiled structure with a blank door in the south end and 3 blank doors in the north end
2 pillars
metal boxes with railings either side
3 pillars
metal box on platform 8 side of centre
post
name board with 2 posts, marking end of public access

There are 2 low posts before the island ends in a slope down to the track.

Platforms 10 and 11

In the left-hand half of the area beyond the gate line in the entrance to platforms 8 - 11, platform 10 is straight ahead, platform 11 to the left. Platform 11 extends back beside the ramp for some way. Although part of this area is not for public access, some trains extend back, beyond the foot of the ramp.

Going North from the Start of the Island Platform

  pillar with digital clock above
bench facing platform 10
pillar with card and coin phones on all 4 sides
pillar
2 benches facing platform 11
pillar
trolley point
pillar
2 benches facing platform 11
pillar
bench facing platform 10
pillar
bench facing platform 11
digital clock above
2 pillars
bench facing platform 10
3 pillars
bin area
pillar
surface changes from tiles to asphalt
tiled structure with a blank door in the south end and 3 blank doors in the north
2 pillars
metal boxes with railings either side
3 pillars
metal box offset to platform 11
name board with 2 posts
post marking the end of public access
2 low posts
slope off end

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EUSTON Station

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