Platforms 5 TO 8

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Overview

These platforms share a single island which is divided as follows:

There's tactile paving near the edge of these platforms.

To Reach

Continue to the end of the bridge, then turn right and take the steps to platform 6, down 8, then 8 steps going west onto platform level. Alternatively, take the turning left and go down the ramp (east) to the landing then turn left (north) and continue onto platform 5.

To reach platform 8, continue (west) from the foot of the steps and take the turning left, whilst to reach platform 7, turn right (east) from the foot of the ramp and take the turning right.

Platforms 6 and 8, From the West

  slope off end
post
name sign
stanchion
post
wall between platforms 6 and 8 starts
stanchion
drainage gulley towards edge of platform
post in middle with seats
waiting room to left, with low rail round south and north side
post north of waiting room
wall
seats
wall
arch through to platform 8
wall
seating area
post
wall
display board
steps up east, towards bridge
post and name sign
under bridge onto platform 5

Going East on Platform 5, from the Bridge

  post
Track Snacks kiosk, window on north side, table outside with salt etc.
post
billboard
billboard
trolley point
ramp up south, towards bridge
post
departure screen and clock
display board
archway to platform 7
low rail round building
post on north of building, towards the west end
door in middle of north side of building, out of use
seats
waiting room door on south side, toward west
building ends, blank door on east
second building starts
post and stanchions
name sign to left
platforms narrow
post
two blank doors
two blank doors
blank door
post open platform with posts
slope off end

Going East on Platform 8, from the West End of the Wall

  stanchions
seats
archway to platform 6
seats
platform 7 starts

Going East on Platform 7

  seats
archway to platform 5
stanchion with clock
seats
blank wall then open island

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NEWCASTLE Central Station

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