THE ISLAND PLATFORM 1 - 2, WESTBOUND

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Overview

This is an island platform with platform 1, serving through trains from West Ham or Stratford towards Stanmore, lying south of platform 2, which is used as a terminus platform from which trains travel westbound towards Stanmore.

There's a barrier along each edge of the platform with doors which are only open whilst there's a train at the platform.

There's an exit escalator near each end of the platform, the entrance escalator and steps are about in the middle, whilst the lift is in the west half of the platform.

To Reach

You can reach the platform via escalator, lift or steps from the Ticket Hall.

As you move (east) away from the gate line, you pass the turning from the west escalator, then the turning to the lift followed by the entrance passage to the steps and escalator.

Via the Escalator

Go (east) from the gate line, take the third turning right (south) then turn left (east) for the escalator. Go down (east) to Platform Level. Platform 1 is to your right, platform 2 to your left.

Via the Lift

Go (east) from the gate line then take the second turning right (south) and turn left (east) to the lift. The call button is to your right of the door. Go down to Platform Level then leave via the same door. Platform 1 is to your left, platform 2 to your right.

Via the Steps

Go (east) from the gate line and take the third turning right (south). Turn right (west) for the steps.

You go down 12 steps, going west. Turn left (180 degrees, east) and go down eight steps, going east. Turn left (180 degrees, west) and go down eight steps, going west. Turn left (180 degrees, east) and go down eight then six steps, going east to Platform Level. Platform 1 is to your right, platform 2 to your left.

To Leave

You can leave via either escalator, the lift or steps.

Via the East Escalator

From the rear of westbound trains, go into the first gap then go (west) up the escalator to Ticket Hall Level. Turn right (north) then take the turning left (west) and continue to the gate line.

Via the West Escalator

From the front of the train, go into the first gap then go (east) up the escalator to Ticket Hall Level. Turn left (north) then left again (west) and continue to the gate line.

Via the Lift

The lift is behind (east of) the west escalator, the call button is to your right of the door, you go in facing east. Go up to Ticket Hall Level and leave via the same door. There's a help point, in front of you, turn right (north) then left (west) and continue to the gate line.

Via the Steps

The steps are behind (east of ) the lift.

You go up six then eight steps, going west. Turn right (180 degrees, east), go up eight steps, going east. Turn right (180 degrees, west), go up eight steps, going west. Turn right (180 degrees, east), go up 12 steps, going east to Ticket Hall Level. Turn left (north) then left again (west) and continue to the gate line.

From the East

  emergency exit off end
east escalator up west
billboards
fire point
billboard
gap between platforms, seats on east side
entrance escalator on west
billboards
fire point
help point
gap between platforms, seats on east side
steps down from west
wall
gap between platforms
lift on west side call button to right (south) of door
billboard on post
oval seating area
pillars each side
seats at west end of gap
help point
fire point
gap between platforms, west escalator, up east
oval seating area
emergency exit off end

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NORTH GREENWICH STATION

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