The Subway

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General Information

The subway runs approximately northeast-southwest, with the gate line at the southwest end. The stairs to platform 6 are offset to the northwest side of the subway, just inside the gates.

The subway slopes down beyond the edge of the rubber floor covering beyond the gate line, then curves slightly right

Layout

Southwest End

  rubber floor covering in front of the gate line
manual gate
2 automatic entrance gates
2 automatic exit gates
luggage point
blank wall

Northwest Side

  recess with stairs, up northeast to platform 6
timetables
blank door
billboard
subway

Northwest Side, going away from the gates (northeast)

  billboard
blank double door
rail just below knee height along wall
stairs up to platforms 7 and 8
billboards
stairs up to platforms 9 and 10
rail stops soon after these stairs
blank wall
billboards

Northeast End

  billboards
blank door

Southeast Side, going away from the gate line (northeast)

  excess fare/assistance window just beyond the manual gate
rubber floor covering followed by slope down
billboards
passage leaves towards lift to platforms 1 - 6
stairs to platforms 1 - 4, just beyond the foot of the slope
blank wall
lift to platforms 7 and 8, button on left
billboards
lift to platforms 9 - 10, button on left
rail stops
blank wall
stairs up to platform 11, at end

The Passage to the Lift for Platforms 1 - 6

Turn southeast, the rail on the left stops, turn left (northeast) down a slope, to the blank wall at the end. The lift door is to your right, the button is to your left as you face the door, (southeast).

The left-hand side of the passage has blank walls, whilst the right has:

Southwest Wall

  blank door
recess with blank door
wall retreats southwest, about a metre to double blank door

Southeast Side

  blank door
door to lift

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WATFORD JUNCTION Station

© 2003, Terry Robinson