THE LIFTS

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Overview

There are two lifts in this station, one between the east passage of the ticket office and platform 1, the other between the subway and platform 2.

Between the Ticket Office and Platform 1, Eastbound

At Ticket Office Level

From the forecourt, go in via the step-free entrance, up the slope then turn left at the top, the recess to the lift is on your right.

From the ticket sales windows, turn left and continue, into the passage. If you find a wall in front of you, move left round this. You pass two doors on your right before you reach the recess to the lift.

The call button is to your right of the door. You go in facing south.

At Platform Level

The lift is in the covered area extending from the waiting room. Note that there's a metal rail between the lift door and the platform. The call button is to your right of the door, you go in facing north.

Inside the Lift

The controls are on the left-hand side as you go in at ticket office level and on the right-hand side as you go in from the platform. The buttons are arranged:

There’s an additional Alarm button below the control panel near floor level.

There are spoken announcements, though we found these a bit quiet at the time of our survey.

Between the Subway and Platform 2, Westbound

In the Subway

The lift is on your right (west) at the far end of the subway from the ticket office. The call button is to your right of the door, you go in facing west.

At Platform Level

The lift is near the front of the train, just before (west of) the waiting room. A rail juts about a metre east of the lift building. The call button is to your right of the door, you go in facing west.

Inside the Lift

There are clear spoken announcements.

There's a control panel to each side with the buttons arranged:

There's another Alarm button near floor level below each control panel.

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