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Melbourne rail network accessibility

A look at how accessible the Melbourne railway network is for people with limited mobility.

Level boarding between raised platform ramp and an EDI Comeng train at Caulfield

8 April 2021 18:28 PM
Viewed 14 times
(14 times this month, 14 times this year)

Big gap between X'Trapolis train and Southern Cross platform 10

23 March 2021 08:54 AM
Viewed 23 times
(4 times this month, 23 times this year)

Wheelchair ramp case at the up end of North Melbourne platform 1

Presumably so that station staff can help passengers board, speeding up trains in peak times

3 February 2021 14:45 PM
Viewed 95 times
(6 times this week, 18 times this month, 95 times this year)

Still a step up into a Siemens train from the raised platform humps

3 February 2021 06:35 AM
Viewed 51 times
(5 times this week, 17 times this month, 51 times this year)

'Assistance animal relief area' at Caulfield station

10 January 2021 10:05 AM
Viewed 53 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 53 times this year)

Raised platform ramp at the down end of Elsternwick platform 2

20 December 2020 14:34 PM
Viewed 63 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 63 times this year)

Dinky little bit of widened platform at the down end of Flemington Bridge platform 2 to allow passengers in wheelchairs to board trains

24 October 2020 15:32 PM
Viewed 70 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 70 times this year)

Raised platform hump at the down end of Ferntree Gully station

13 March 2020 01:18 AM
Viewed 141 times
(5 times this month, 23 times this year)

Raised platform hump at the up end of Keilor Plains platform 1

28 February 2020 15:03 PM
Viewed 132 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 25 times this year)

Raised platform boarding ramp at the down end of Edithvale platform 2

24 December 2019 15:22 PM
Viewed 207 times
(2 times this week, 66 times this year)

Raised platform boarding ramp at the up end of Mentone platform 1

24 December 2019 13:48 PM
Viewed 313 times
(1 time this week, 81 times this year)

'Access your awareness' priority seat poster

24 December 2019 09:45 AM
Viewed 336 times
(2 times this week, 63 times this year)

'Lift access to platforms via Lonsdale Street only' poster at Parliament station

The Collins Street end only has escalators to the concourse, and stairs to the street

18 December 2019 08:32 AM
Viewed 216 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 68 times this year)

Hearing induction loop signage at Ginifer station

8 December 2019 14:29 PM
Viewed 161 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 58 times this year)

Hearing loop signage on the platforms at Flinders Street Station

2 December 2019 15:14 PM
Viewed 168 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 56 times this year)

Rubbish bin, dog poo bags and a dog drinking fountain at Footscray station

Part of the assistance animal relief area

17 November 2019 17:07 PM
Viewed 253 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 132 times this year)

'Assistance animal relief area' at Footscray station

AKA a toilet for guide dogs

17 November 2019 17:07 PM
Viewed 246 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 129 times this year)

Deteriorating wheelchair passenger signage at Auburn platform 1

5 November 2019 20:36 PM
Viewed 143 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 54 times this year)

Wheelchair boarding ramp chained up at Auburn platform 1

5 November 2019 20:35 PM
Viewed 146 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 55 times this year)

'Assistance animal relief area' at Flemington Racecourse station

AKA a toilet for guide dogs

5 November 2019 15:21 PM
Viewed 191 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 72 times this year)

'Assistance animal relief area' at Showgrounds station

AKA a toilet for guide dogs

5 November 2019 15:18 PM
Viewed 187 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 68 times this year)

DDA passenger shelter at the down end of Camberwell platform 3

26 October 2019 16:37 PM
Viewed 189 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 65 times this year)

Portable ramp still needs to be deployed for a wheelchair user at Footscray station, despite the raised section of platform

Thanks to the Siemens trains having a different floor height to the rest of the Melbourne fleet

26 October 2019 15:49 PM
Viewed 220 times
(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 80 times this year)

Hearing induction loop at West Footscray station

16 October 2019 12:16 PM
Viewed 197 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 68 times this year)

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