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Overview

From the single entrance, there is stairs and lift access to the Mainline and Distric Line platforms. There is stairs, escalator and lift access to the bridge from where there is stairs and lift access to the DLR plus stairs, escalator and lift access to the Jubilee Line.

There is tactile paving along the edge of all platforms in this station.

Through the Entrance

As you come into the station, keep right and continue, past the sales windows on your right, to the entrance gates. The Wide Aisle entrance is at the right-hand end of the gate line with the two automatic entrances to your left of this. Go through the gates.

To Which Platform?

  To the Jubilee Line, Platforms 1 - 2
To the DLR, Platforms 3 - 4
To the District Line, Platforms 5 - 6
To the Mainline, Platforms 7 - 8

To the Jubilee Line, Platforms 1 - 2

Via the Steps

Continue up the slope then take the turning left, turn back (180 degrees in all) to the steps. You go up three flights of steps onto the bridge.

Turn right then take the second turning left, towards the Jubilee Line, the up escalator and steps are in front of you, in the middle of this space, the steps are to your right of the escalator. You go down three flights of steps to platform level. Platform 1, serving westbound trains towards Stanmore is to your left, we believe you're beside the rear half of the train. Platform 2, serving eastbound trains towards Stratford is to your right, we believe you're beside the front half of the train.

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Via the Escalators

Continue up the slope then take the turning left. Pass the foot of the steps to your left then turn left to the escalators. The left-hand escalator is normally the one you need. Go up onto the bridge. Turn right then take the second turning left, towards the Jubilee Line.

Keeping left, continue, past the up escalator and steps, then the lift, to your right then move right to the escalators in front of you. Again, the left-hand one is normally the one you need. Go down to platform level. Platform 1, serving westbound trains towards Stanmore is to your left, we believe you're about in the middle of the train. Platform 2, serving eastbound trains toward Stratford is to your right, we believe you're about in the middle of the train.

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Via the Lifts

Follow the right-hand side, up the slope then go into the recess to your right. The lift to the bridge is in front of you with the call button to your right of the door. Go up to bridge level.

Leave via the other door, continue to the end of the short passage then turn left. Take the second turning left, towards the Jubilee Line. Keep left, past the up escalator and steps on your right. The lift building is beyond this with the door in the far side, facing the other escalators. The call button is to your right of the door. Go down to platform level and leave via the other door.

Platform 1, serving westbound trains towards Stanmore is to your right, we believe you're beside the rear half of the train. Platform 2, serving eastbound trains towards Stratford is to your left, we believe you're beside the front half of the train.

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To the DLR, Platforms 3 - 4

Via the Steps

Continue up the slope then take the turning left. Turn back (180 degrees, in all) to the steps. You go up three flights of steps onto the bridge.

Alternatively, you can pass the foot of the steps to your left then turn left towards the escalators. The left-hand escalator is normally the one you need. Go up onto the bridge.

Turn right then take the first turning left and go down three flights of steps to platform level. Platform 3, serving trains towards Beckton or Woolwich Arsenal is to your left, we believe you're near the rear of the train. Platform 4, serving trains towards Bank or Tower Gateway is to your right, we believe you're near the front of the train.

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Via the Lifts

Follow the right-hand side, up the slope then go into the recess to your right. The lift to the bridge is in front of you with the call button to your right of the door. Go up to bridge level.

Leave via the other door, continue to the end of the short passage then turn left. Pass the steps and escalators on your right then take the turning right to the lift to the DLR. The call button is to your left of the door.

Go down to platform level, leave via the same door, move right into the passage then continue beyond the end of the barrier on your right, onto the platform.

Platform 3, serving trains towards Beckton or Woolwich Arsenal is to your left, we believe you're near the rear of the train. Platform 4, serving trains toward Bank or Tower Gateway is to your right, we believe you're near the front of the train.

GO TO END

To the District Line, Platforms 5 - 6

Continue up the slope, the lift is in front of you whilst the steps are to your right of that.

Via the Steps

As you face the lift, turn right then go up two flights of steps onto the platform. Platform 5, serving eastbound trains towards Barking and Upminster is to your left, we believe you're near the rear of the train. Platform 6, serving trains towards Earl's Court and beyond is to your right, we believe you're near the front of the train.

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Via the Lift

The door is in front of you, with the call button to your right of the door. Go up to platform level, leave via the door on your right then continue past the stairwell on your left, onto the platform.

Platform 5, serving eastbound trains towards Barking and Upminster is to your left, we believe you're near the rear of the train. Platform 6, serving westbound trains towards Earl's Court and beyond is to your right, we believe you're near the front of the train.

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To the Mainline, Platforms 7 - 8

Continue up the slope, pass the recess to the lift on your right then take the turning right into the passage. The first set of steps is to your left, whilst the lift and second set of steps are at the end of this passage.

Via the Steps

Via the First Steps

You go up two flights of steps onto the platform. Platform 7, serving eastbound trains towards Grays, Southend or Shoeburyness is to your left, we believe you're near the rear of the train. Platform 8, serving westbound trains towards Fenchurch Street is to your right, we believe you're near the front of longer trains, however, the front of shorter trains may be some distance along the platform.

Via the Second Steps

Continue to the end of the passage, the lift is to your left and the steps are to your right of this. Go up a flight of steps, bear left then right again and go up two flights of steps, onto the platform.

Platform 7, serving eastbound trains towards Grays, Southend or Shoeburyness is to your left, we believe you're beside the rear half of the train. Platform 8, serving westbound trains towards Fenchurch Street is to your right, we believe you're beside the front half of longer trains. Note that the front of shorter trains may be a little distance further along the platform.

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Via the Lift

Keeping left, go to the end of the passage, the lift door is in front of you with the call button on the wall to your left. Go up to platform level and leave via the other door. Platform 7, serving eastbound trains towards Grays, Southend or Shoeburyness is to your left, we believe you're beside the rear half of the train. Platform 8, serving westbound trains towards Fenchurch Street is to your right, we believe you're beside the front half of longer trains. Note that shorter trains may stop a little distance further along the platform.

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