PLATFORMS 1 - 4, DISTRICT LINE

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Overview

These are two island platforms numbered 1 - 2 and 3 - 4 from north to south. Platforms 1 - 2 serve eastbound trains, whilst 3 - 4 serve westbound.

The platforms can be reached from either entrance via stairs, or via lift from the high level walkway and via stairs from the intermediate level.

To Reach

From the Earl's Court Road Concourse

To Platforms 1 - 2

Go down 13 then 14 steps, going west. This is a double set of steps divided by a central rail, keep left. At the foot of the steps, platform 1 is to your right, platform 2 to your left. You’re near the front of the train. These steps are effectively at the east end of the platform.

To Platforms 3 - 4

From the southwest corner of the concourse, go down 14 then 13 steps, going west. These are two sets of steps divided by a central rail, keep left. At the foot of the steps, platform 3 is to your left, you're near the rear of the train - the front of the rear car stopped beside the foot of the steps, at the time of our survey.

From the Warwick Road Entrance

To Platforms 1 - 2

Having gone through the gates, follow the passage to the corner, turn left then go down the second set of steps to your right (east). Go down 11 then 12 steps, going east onto the platform. This is a double set of steps divided by a central rail, keep left. At the foot of the steps, platform 1 is to your left, you're near the rear of the train.

To Platforms 3 - 4

Go through the gates, follow the passage to the corner and turn left. Take the first turning right and go down 11 then 12 steps, going east onto the platform. this is a double set of steps divided by a central rail, keep left. At the foot of the steps, platform 3 is to your right, you're near the front of the train.

Via the Lift

Take the turning south from the high level walkway, towards the lifts. See the lifts page for details.

From the Internediate Level

To Platforms 1 - 2

Go up four then 19 steps, going west, onto the platform, platform 1 is to your right, you're about in the middle of the train.

To Platforms 3 - 4

go up five then 19 steps, going west, onto the platform. Platform 3 is to your right, you're about in the middle of the train.

To Leave

The above directions between the platforms and entrances are reversable, remember to use the left-hand section of the stairs.

The exits to the intermediate level are towards the Warwick Road (west) ends of the platforms.

To the Intermediate Level

From Platforms 1 - 2

From the second (middle) stairwell, go down 19 then five steps, going east into the intermediate level.

From Platforms 3 - 4

From the second (west) stairwell, go down 19 then five steps, going west, into the intermediate level.

Platforms 1 and 2 from the East

There is no tactile paving near the edge of either platform.

At the east end of platform 1 is the emergency stairway from the Piccadilly Line.

All other features are in the middle of the island platform, unless stated otherwise.

  steps from Earl's Court Road concourse
help point facing east
billboard
post
post with help point facing west
post
first stairwell, from intermediate level

First Stairwell

East Side

  blank with box

North (Platform 1) Side, Going West

  billboard
name sign

South (Platform 2) Side, Going West

  billboard
name sign

West Side

  steps going down east

Continuing West, Beyond the First Stairwell

  lift building, blank sides, entrance from west
billboard
pair of pillars
help point facing east
Second Stairwell, to intermediate level

The Second Stairwell

East Side, Going South

  map machine
billboard

North (Platform 1) Side, Going West

  name sign
billboard

South (Platform 2) Side, Going West

  name sign
billboard

West Side

  steps going down east

Continuing West, Beyond the Second Stairwell

  third Stairwell, not accessible to the public

The Third Stairwell

East Side

  steps going down west, not available

North (Platform 1) Side, Going West

  name sign
billboard

South (Platform 2) Side, Going West

  name sign
billboard

West Side

  seat, with Tube map above

Continuing West, Beyond the Third Stairwell

  help point facing west
pair of pillars
steps up west towards Warwick Road exit

Platforms 3 and 4 from the East

There is no tactile paving near the edge of either platform.

  wall across end with clock and help point in middle
2 pillars
wall under stairs with blank door
fire extinguishers on platform 3 only
steps from Earl's Court Road concourse
help point facing steps
billboards
post
seat
post
first stairwell from intermediate level

The First Stairwell

East Side

  blank

North (platform 3) Side

  billboards

South (Platform 4) Side

  billboards

West Side

  steps, coming up west

Continuing West, Beyond the First Stairwell

  help point, facing steps
lift, door on east call button on left
billboard
second stairwell, to intermediate level

The Second Stairwell

East Side

  steps, going down west

South (Platform 4) Side, Going West

  name sign
billboard

North (Platform 3) Side, Going West

  name sign
billboard

West Side, Going North

  seat
billboard

Continuing West, Beyond the Second Stairwell

  billboards
pair of pillars
help point facing west
2 pillars
steps up west towards Warwick Road entrance

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EARL'S COURT STATION

© 2008, Terry Robinson