THE UPPER LEVEL PLATFORMS, 1 - 7

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Overview

This section includes the area of the concourse inside the gates plus the upper level platforms, 1 - 7, leading north.

Note that, to reach platform 1, you leave the concourse along platform 2. Platform 1 begins on your left beyond the buildings.

Platforms 3 - 4 and 5 - 6 are island platforms, whilst platform 7 is a separate platform running along the east side of the station.

Note that the lifts to the lower level platforms, 8 - 9, are on platform 7.

The Concourse, Inside the Gates

West Side

  barrier running east then south to gate line

North Side, Going East

  platform 2 (platform 1 starts beyond the buildings)
barrier across tracks 2 – 3
platforms 3 – 4
barrier across tracks 4 – 5
platforms 5 – 6
barrier across tracks 6 – 7
platform 7

East side

  Barrier inside North Hanover Street entrance

South Side, Going West

  barrier
5 automatic exits
4 automatic entrances
manual gate
barrier
manual gate
automatic exit
5 automatic entrances
6 automatic exits
barrier

Platforms 1 - 2

This is an island platform with platform 1 lying west of platform 2. Platform 1 begins some distance north of the concourse, beyond the buildings.

There’s a row of large, round pillars close to the wall along platform 2. This continues along the middle of the island platform 1 – 2, to the end of the canopy.

There is tactile paving along the edge of each platform.

Note, there is no seating on these platforms.

Platform 2, from the Gate Line

  barrier around recess from concourse
wall retreats
wall with billboards
Station Manager’s office
offices
wall with billboards
blank door
wall with billboards
trolley point
blank door
planters beside wall
trolley point
wall ends
change of floor texture
railings continue to start of platform 1

Platforms 1 - 2

All features are now in the middle of the island platform. The platform slopes slightly away from the middle, to the edge of each platform. There’s a row of planters along the middle of the platform.

  6 pillars supporting road bridge
platform narrows
various posts
slope off end

Platforms 3 - 4, Going North from the Concourse

This is an island platform with platform 3 lying west of platform 4. There’s tactile paving along the edge of each platform.

  metal building, ticket office

South Side

  sales window, facing the gate line

West (Platform 3) Side

  blank

East (Platform 4) Side

  blank

North side

  blank door

Continuing North

  back-to-back seats
trolley point
back-to-back seats
electric/water point
CCTV cameras on post
planters
back-to-back seats
back-to-back seats
CCTV cameras on post
electric/water point
platform narrows
change in floor texture
station sign
electric/water point
grid
posts and slope off end

Platforms 5 - 6, Going North from the Concourse

This is an island platform with platform 5 lying west of platform 6. There’s tactile paving along the edge of these platforms.

  back-to-back seats
ramp
trolley point
electric/water point
CCTV cameras on post
back-to-back seats
seats facing platform 5
platform narrows
seats facing platform 6
ramp
electric/water point
CCTV cameras on post
floor texture changes
six large pillars supporting road bridge
station sign
electric/water point
lamp post
open platform with planters
lamp post before slope off end

Platform 7, Going North from the Concourse

This is a single platform running along the east side of the station. The lifts to platforms 8 and 9 are on this platform. There’s tactile paving along the edge of the platform which extends beyond the other platforms in this station.

  barrier inside North Hanover Street entrance
blank door
recess

south side

  lift to platform 8, westbound, call button west of door

East Side

  entrance/exit, not for public use

North Side

  seats

Continuing North

  wall
trolley point
wall
blank metal door
recess

south side

  blank wall

East Side

  blank door

North Side

  lift to platform 9, eastbound, call button east of door

Continuing North

  electric/water point
recess to blank door
blank door
billboards
seats
trolley point
billboards
blank door
electric/water point
blank door
recess to blank door, fire extinguisher on north side
blank door
floor texture changes
blank door
under road bridge
building, not for public use
wall with plants
billboard
slope off end

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