PLATFORM 2, EASTBOUND

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Overview

This is a separate platform along the north side of the station serving eastbound trains towards Liverpool Street. There’s tactile paving along the edge of the platform.

The entrance/exit via steps and escalator is towards the west end, whilst the lift is towards the east.

To Reach

This platform can be reached via escalator, lift or steps from the Underground Concourse.

Via the Steps

You go down 3 x 14 steps, going west, separated by wide landings to platform level. there's tactile paving at the top and bottom of these steps, which have a hand rail to each side.

At the Foot of the Steps

North side, Going West
  billboard
2 blank doors
fire point
billboard
help point
billboard
billboard
wall juts out to platform
East Side, Going South
  steps from Underground Concourse
escalator to Underground Concourse
escalator from Underground Concourse
South Side
  2 pillars, giving three gaps to the platform

Via the Escalator

The left-hand escalator is normally the one you need, you go down west to platform level then turn left onto the platform.

Via the Lift

Leave the bridge, going east and find the lift door on your left. The call button is to your right of the door. Go down to platform leverl, leave via the same door and continue onto the platform.

From the West

  narrow section of platform beside rear of train
wall retreats
4 seats
help point
emergency exit
billboards
stairs or escalator exit/entrance, two pillars across
billboards
4 seats
2 billboards
help point
fire point
2 billboards
4 seats
blank door
2 blank doors
billboard
blank door
passage to lift

West Side

  help point

North End

  lift, call button to right (east)

East Side

  blank

Continuing Beyond the Lift

  emergency exit
4 seats
billboard
help point
fire point
billboard
4 seats
billboard
wall at end

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