THE NORTHERN LINE PLATFORMS 3 - 4

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Overview

This is an island platform running north/south with platform 3 serving southbound trains towards Morden lying west of platform 4 serving northbound trains towards King's Cross, Euston and beyond. Note that doors open on your left as you face the front of the train. There is no tactile paving along the edge of either platform.

The steps from the Intermediate Level are off the north end of the platforms, whilst escalators towards Monument Station are off the south end of platform 4. Stairs routes to/from the DLR are towards the south end of this island platform.

To Reach

From the Intermediate Level

You go down 21 steps, going south, to platform level, platform 3, southbound is to your right, platform 4, northbound to your left. there's no tactile paving at the top or bottom of these steps which have a hand rail to each side.

From Monument Station

From the westbound, platform 1, you go down 14 then 14 steps, going west into the subway then take the turning right (north) and continue to the junction then turn left (northwest).

From the eastbound, platform 2, you go down 14 then 14 steps, going west and continue to the junction then bear right (northwest).

There's a pillar in the middle of the space at the junction. As you continue northwest towards the escalators, you pass:

Southwest Side

  billboards
help point
billboards

Northeast Side

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blank door
billboards

The escalators are in front of you, the left-hand escalator is normally the one you need, go down (northwest) to platform level. From here you can bear right (north) onto platform 4 northbound, or turn left (west) then right (north) onto platform 3 southbound.

Platform 3 Southbound, from the North

  steps from Intermediate Level
gap
gap
2 billboards
help point
billboard
gap, narrow
billboard
gap
billboard
billboard
Tube map
billboard
gap
billboard
help point
blank door
fire point
gap, entrance from DLR, steps from south
2 billboards
Tube map
billboard
2 billboards
wall retreats
defibrillator
billboard
2 billboards
Tube map
wall juts out again
help point
2 billboards
gap, exit to DLR, steps down north
fire point
passage veers left then right to escalators towards Monument

Platform 4, Northbound, from the North

  steps from Intermediate Level
gap
gap
help point
Tube map
gap
billboard
gap
billboard
billboard
blank door
billboard
billboard
gap
billboard
help point
billboard
fire point
entrance from DLR
2 billboards
Tube map
billboard
wall retreats
billboard
wall juts out
Tube map
2 billboards
platform slopes to right (west)
help point
2 billboards
gap, exit to DLR
ventillation grill
fire point
gap
escalators towards Monument Station

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