THE METROPOLITAN LINE CONCOURSE

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Overview

This is a rectangular space which is divided by the irregular gate line, which generally runs east/west.

The area outside the gates is accessed from the west by the passage from the Bakerloo Line Concourse and from the south via the Madame Tussauds entrance.

The area inside the gates serves the Metropolitan Line platforms 1 - 4 to the north and the Circle/Hammersmith & City lines, platforms 5 - 6 to the south.

The Concourse, Outside the Gates

The Passage from the Bakerloo Line Concourse

North Side, Going East from the Foot of the Steps

  large billboard
train information
pocket map dispenser
map of the area
Tube map

South Side

  large billboard

North Side (the Gate Line), Going East

  2 exit gates leading west into the passage
barrier turns left (east)
billboard
barrier juts south

East Side, Going South

  card only fast ticket machine
Oyster card machine

Continuing East

  notice of planned closures
3 automatic exits
luggage point
pillar
2 automatic entrances
luggage point
barrier
pillar with first and last trains information
manual gate

East Side, Going South

  1 automatic entrance
1 automatic exit
manual gate

South Side, Going West

  ticket sales window
leaflet rack
billboard
ticket sales window
leaflet rack
blank door
ticket machine
Oyster card machine
fast ticket machine
Nationwide cash machine
2 coin only ticket machines
entrance to ladies toilets
lift, not for public use
billboard
steps up south to Madame Tussauds entrance

West Side, Going North

  Coffee Boutique
passage to Bakerloo Line concourse

The Concourse, Inside the Gates

North Side, Going East

  stairs to platforms 1 2
recess to vacant shop
blank door
window to offices
seat
blank door
wall juts out with Tube map
2 billboards
Tube map
steps to platforms 3 and 4

East Side, Going South

  Treats
Station Supervisor's office
DJ's Sole bar, shoe repair and key cutting
fire extinguishers
blank door
defibrillator

South Side

  stairs to platforms 5 6, four parallel flights separated by rails

The left-hand (east) steps lead onto the bridge towards platform 6, westbound, whilst the right-hand (west) flights lead towards more steps down to platform 5, eastbound.

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BAKER STREET STATION

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