THE CENTRAL LINE, PLATFORMS 1 - 2

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Overview

This is an island platform running east/west with platform 1, westbound lying south of platform 2, eastbound.

There are two entrances into through passages towards the west end of the platforms, there are two exits from through passages about in the middle of the platforms leading to escalators into the east side of the exit concourse, whilst passages lead from the west end of the platforms towards the exit section, Bakerloo and Victoria Line platforms.

There is tactile paving along the edge of these platforms.

To Reach

Take the first turning right from the right-hand (southbound) escalators from the main concourse, continue (east), to the escalators, both of which were downwards at the time of our survey. From the foot of the escalators, the passage continues east then turns right (south) to a junction:

West Side

  office door

South Wall

  blank

East Side, Going South

  passage 4, from Bakerloo and Victoria Lines
entrance to Central Line

You go down 20 steps to platform level. The westbound, platform 1 is on your right, you are near the front of the train. Platform 2, eastbound is on your left, you are near the rear of the train.

To Leave

From the Exit nearest the East end of the Platforms

Go up 16 then 16 steps, going west turn left at the top (south); then right (west) towards the escalators to the exit concourse.

>From the Second Exit from the East End of the Platforms

Go up 21 then 9 steps, going west. Note there is a pillar in the middle of the exit on your left and a help point on the wall facing you. Turn left (south) then right (west) towards the escalators to the exit concourse.

Note these escalators go up west, i.e. you emerge on the east side of the exit concourse.

From the West End of the Island Platform

Enter the right-hand passage, (from platform 2) and go up 13 then 18 steps going west. Follow the passage right (north) and ascend 11 steps to the exit section of the intermediate level. The single escalator to the exit concourse is on your right.

Platform 1, Westbound

From the East End

  wall at end
blank doors
platform widens
billboard
4 seats
help point
3 billboards
4 seats
billboard
blank door
billboard
4 seats
billboard
exit
Tube map
help point
blank door
exit
blank door
billboard
4 seats
billboard
help point
large billboard
4 seats
billboard
entrance from Victoria and Bakerloo lines
4 seats
main entrance
passage 1, leading off end

Platform 2, Eastbound

From the East End

  wall at end
6 blank doors
platform widens
2 billboards
4 seats
2 billboards
4 seats
3 billboards
help point
Tube map
4 seats
billboard
exit
blank door
emergency train stop
exit
blank door
2 billboards
4 seats
billboard
help point
2 billboards
4 seats
billboard
entrance from Victoria and Bakerloo lines
2 billboards
4 seats
main entrance
help point
2 billboards
passage 2, to southbound and exit at end

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OXFORD CIRCUS STATION

2008 Terry Robinson