PLATFORMS 5 - 6, PICCADILLY LINE

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Overview

This is an island platform, running approximately east/west with platform 5, eastbound lying north of platform 6, westbound. This platform lies beneath platforms 1 - 2, but is slightly offset to the east.

The emergency stairs exit to platform 1 and lifts to/from the Earl's Court Road concourse are near the middle of the platform, whilst the escalators to/from the intermediate level are towards the west end.

To Reach

You can reach this platform via the lifts from the Earl's Court Road concourse or steps and escalator from the District Line, see the intermediate level page for details.

Note that the lift brings you into the second passage from the east end of the platform, platform 5 is to your right, you're about in the middle of the train. Platform 6 is to your left, you're about in the middle of the train.

From the foot of the escalators, platform 5 is to your left, you're near the rear of the train, platform 6 is to your right, you're near the front. Note that for platform 6, you need to continue forward a few metres from the foot of the escalators.

To Leave

The exit to the lifts is the first passage from the east end of the platform. Note that at concourse level, you can leave via either set of doors.

The escalators are near the west end of the platform, the right-hand escalator is normally the one you need. See the intermediate level page for details.

There's no tactile paving along the edge of these platforms.

Platform 5 Eastbound, from the East

  wall with 2 blank doors and barrier at end
billboard
3 seats
billboards
cupboard with fire equipment jutting out
billboards
help point
billboard
4 seats
billboard
blank door
billboard
Tube map
street map
3 seats
Tube map
help point
First Passage to Platform 6

The First Passage

East Side

  emergency stairs, spiral up to platform 1

West Side

  exit via lifts

Continuing West, Beyond the First Passage

  billboard
4 seats
billboard
Second Passage to Platform 6

The Second Passage

East Side

  entrance from lifts

West Side

  blank

Continuing West from the Second Passage

  billboard
4 seats
billboard
billboard
Third passage to platform 6

The Third Passage

East Side

  blank

West Side

  passage towards escalators

Continuing West, Beyond the Third Passage

  help point
4 seats
fourth passage, to escalators

The Fourth Passage

East Side

  gap from third passage

West Side, Going South

  up escalator
down escalator

South End

  blank

Continuing west, Beyond the Fourth Passage

  4 seats
billboard
fire cupboard jutting out
billboard
4 seats
wall juts out, blank door on west
wall across end

Platform 6 Westbound, from the East

  blank wall at end
platform widens
blank door
billboard
4 seats
fire cupboard jutting out
billboard
4 seats
2 billboards
help point
billboard
4 seats
billboard
billboard
2 blank doors
billboard
4 seats
billboard
first passage to platform 5, exit via lifts and emergency stairs
help point
billboard
Tube map
4 seats
street map
billboard
second passage to platform 5, entrance via lifts
billboard
3 seats
billboard
billboard
third passage to platform 5, with gap to escalators on west side
help point
billboard
2 billboards
3 seats
3 billboards
fire extinguisher cupboard
billboard
2 seats
blank door and barrier at end

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EARL'S COURT STATION

© 2008, Terry Robinson