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  From Platforms 1 - 4 via Stairs
From Platforms 1 - 4 via the Lift
From Platform 6 via Stairs
From Platform 6 via the Lift
From Platforms 7 - 8 via Stairs
From Platforms 7 - 8 via the Lift
From Platforms 9 - 10 via Stairs
From Platforms 9 - 10 via the Lift
From Platform 11 via Stairs

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From Platforms 1 - 4 via Stairs

Go to the front of the train and continue to the wall, in front of you and turn right. Follow the building round to your left and continue, into the passage to the automatic doors to the waiting room.

Go through the doors, turn right, go to the wall in front of you then turn left towards the stairs. Go down two flights of stairs into the subway, turn left and continue up the slope to the gate line. The manual gate is at the left-hand and the two automatic exits are at the right-hand end of the gate line. Go through the gates and continue forward to the exit doors, at the left-hand end of the wall in front of you.

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From Platforms 1 - 4 via the Lift

Go to the front of the train and continue to the wall in front of you. Turn right, follow the building to your left and continue until you reach the passage towards the automatic doors to the waiting room. Before you enter the passage, move to your right to locate the lift door which is facing you, the call button is to your right as you face the door.

At subway level, leave via the other door, turn left and follow the passage to your right into the subway, then turn left. Continue up the slope to the gate line. The manual gate is at the left-hand and the two automatic exits are at the right-hand end of the gate line. Go through the gates and continue forward to the exit doors, at the left-hand end of the wall in front of you.

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From Platform 6 via Stairs

It is recommended that you enter the waiting room via the "exit doors" from the platform. These are the left-hand set of doors as you face the waiting room building with your back to the track.

Note, there's a second waiting room on this platform, a few metres southeast (towards the rear of the train) of the main one. These directions refer to the main waiting room.

Go to the middle of the platform to find the main waiting room building then locate the automatic exit doors. Go through the doors and turn right, the stairs to the subway are in front of you. Go down two flights of stairs into the subway and turn left. Continue up the slope to the gate line. The manual gate is at the left-hand and the two automatic exits are at the right-hand end of the gate line. Go through the gates and continue forward to the exit doors, at the left-hand end of the wall in front of you.

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From Platform 6 via the Lift

The lift door is at the end of the main waiting room building, facing the rear of the train.

Locate the main waiting room, in the middle of the platform and go to the lift door. The call button is to your right as you face the door.

At subway level, leave via the other door and turn left. Follow the passage to your right into the subway then turn left. Continue up the slope to the gate line. The manual gate is at the left-hand and the two automatic exits are at the right-hand end of the gate line. Go through the gates and continue forward to the exit doors, at the left-hand end of the wall in front of you.

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From Platforms 7 - 8 via Stairs

The stairs to the subway leave from the end of the waiting room nearest the rear of the train on platform 7 (front on platform 8).

Locate the waiting room, in the middle of the platform and enter via the automatic doors. If you're leaving platform 7, turn right (left from platform 8) and continue to the stairs.

Go down two flights of stairs into the subway then turn right. Continue up the slope to the gate line. The manual gate is at the left-hand and the two automatic exits are at the right-hand end of the gate line. Go through the gates and continue forward to the exit doors, at the left-hand end of the wall in front of you.

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From Platforms 7 - 8 via the Lift

The lift is located a few metres beyond the waiting room, towards the front of the train on platform 7 (rear on platform 8) the door faces towards the waiting room building, with the call button to your left as you face the door.

Locate the lift and descend to the subway, leave via the same door then turn left. Continue up the slope to the gate line. The manual gate is at the left-hand and the two automatic exits are at the right-hand end of the gate line. Go through the gates and continue forward to the exit doors, at the left-hand end of the wall in front of you.

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From Platforms 9 - 10 via Stairs

The stairs to the subway leave from the end of the waiting room nearest the rear of the train on platform 9 (front on platform 10).

Locate the waiting room, in the middle of the platform and enter via the automatic doors. From platform 9, go forward about three metres to pass the snack bar, before turning right towards the stairs. From platform 10, turn left towards the stairs.

Go down two flights of stairs into the subway and turn right. Continue up the slope to the gate line. The manual gate is at the left-hand and the two automatic exits are at the right-hand end of the gate line. Go through the gates and continue forward to the exit doors, at the left-hand end of the wall in front of you.

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From Platforms 9 - 10 via the Lift

The lift is located a few metres beyond the waiting room, towards the front of the train on platform 9 (rear on platform 10) the door faces towards the waiting room building, with the call button to your left as you face the door.

Locate the lift and descend to the subway, leave via the same door then turn left. Continue up the slope to the gate line. The manual gate is at the left-hand and the two automatic exits are at the right-hand end of the gate line. Go through the gates and continue forward to the exit doors, at the left-hand end of the wall in front of you.

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From Platform 11 via Stairs

Note, there is no lift access to this platform.

Go to the front of the train then take the turning to your right. Follow the path to the main part of the station, following the right-hand side then turn right towards the stairs.

Note, if you overshoot this turning, you're on an unused platform with an empty track bed in front of you. There is no clear tactile paving before the edge.

Go down two flights of stairs into the subway and turn left. Continue up the slope to the gate line. The manual gate is at the left-hand and the two automatic exits are at the right-hand end of the gate line. Go through the gates and continue forward to the exit doors, at the left-hand end of the wall in front of you.

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