Platforms 1, 2 and 9

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Overview

This part of the station comprises platform 2, which is the first through platform, adjacent to the concourse and two bay platforms. Platform 1, which shares the eastern section, whilst platform 9 shares the western section, each as island platforms.

There's tactile paving near each edge. A row of pillars runs along the middle of each platform.

Platforms 2 and 9, From the West

  slope off end
pair of pillars
post with ladder
box
box at head height
pairs of pillars, getting wider apart as platform widens
seats
seats
pair of posts
seats
post
2 posts with billboards
seats
seats
pillars, in centre

Platform 2, Beside the Concourse

There's a pillar beside the east end of platform 9, platform 2 continues east, beside the concourse.

  stanchion with clock
seats
billboard
photo booth and card printing machines, described in concourse
pillar
plant pot
under bridge
pillar either side seat
pillar
pillar
departure screen
pillar
pillar
now beside the Travel Centre
seats
low rail and post on corner
blank door
seats
planter
recess to lift
blank door with portable ramp on west side of recess
planter
seats
bollard
bollard
seats
fire exit from Travel Centre
pillar
seats, pillar to right

We're now beyond the Travel Centre.

  pillar to right
pillar
texture changes
platform 1 starts on left

Platforms 1 and 2, From the West

  back-to-back seats
billboard
pillar
billboard
pillar
stanchion with departure screen and clock
pillar
pillar
goods lift, facing east
pillar
pillars become rectangular, single row along middle
lamp post
slope off end

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NEWCASTLE Central Station

© 2005, Terry Robinson