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Melbourne rail network accessibility

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

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

Tuesday 24 December 2019 13:48 PM
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(10 times this month, 170 times this year)

'Access your awareness' priority seat poster

Tuesday 24 December 2019 09:45 AM
Viewed 400 times
(5 times this month, 127 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

Wednesday 18 December 2019 08:32 AM
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Hearing induction loop signage at Ginifer station

Sunday 8 December 2019 14:29 PM
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(1 time this month, 127 times this year)

Hearing loop signage on the platforms at Flinders Street Station

Monday 2 December 2019 15:14 PM
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(1 time this month, 130 times this year)

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

Part of the assistance animal relief area

Sunday 17 November 2019 17:07 PM
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(10 times this month, 1 time this year)

'Assistance animal relief area' at Footscray station

AKA a toilet for guide dogs

Sunday 17 November 2019 17:07 PM
Viewed 344 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 3 times this year)

Deteriorating wheelchair passenger signage at Auburn platform 1

Tuesday 5 November 2019 20:36 PM
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Wheelchair boarding ramp chained up at Auburn platform 1

Tuesday 5 November 2019 20:35 PM
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'Assistance animal relief area' at Flemington Racecourse station

AKA a toilet for guide dogs

Tuesday 5 November 2019 15:21 PM
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'Assistance animal relief area' at Showgrounds station

AKA a toilet for guide dogs

Tuesday 5 November 2019 15:18 PM
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DDA passenger shelter at the down end of Camberwell platform 3

Saturday 26 October 2019 16:37 PM
Viewed 259 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 5 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

Saturday 26 October 2019 15:49 PM
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Hearing induction loop at West Footscray station

Wednesday 16 October 2019 12:16 PM
Viewed 268 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 12 times this year)

'DDA shelter' marked on the platform at the up end of Tottenham station

Thursday 29 August 2019 08:28 AM
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(1 time this month, 22 times this year)

'DDA shelter' marked on the platform at the down end of Middle Footscray station

Wednesday 28 August 2019 08:26 AM
Viewed 286 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 24 times this year)

Raised platform hump at the down end of Caulfield platform 2

Sunday 25 August 2019 11:50 AM
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(4 times this month, 28 times this year)

'DDA shelter' marked on the platform at the down end of Tottenham station

Wednesday 14 August 2019 08:55 AM
Viewed 273 times
(8 times this month, 31 times this year)

Shelter at the up end of Windsor platform 1

Thursday 1 August 2019 13:25 PM
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'No bikes first door first carriage' painted on the platform at Flagstaff station

Friday 28 June 2019 08:53 AM
Viewed 288 times
(1 time this month, 46 times this year)

'Beacon activated area' sign in the sports subway at Richmond

Monday 24 June 2019 12:43 PM
Viewed 289 times
(5 times this month, 47 times this year)

'Beacon activated area' sign in the centre subway at Richmond

Monday 24 June 2019 12:40 PM
Viewed 274 times
(7 times this month, 43 times this year)

'Beacon activated area' sign on the Melbourne Central concourse

Friday 21 June 2019 08:30 AM
Viewed 519 times
(6 times this month, 59 times this year)

'Beacon activated area' sign at Flagstaff platform 3 and 4

Intended for the use of blind and vision impaired people: https://www.guidedogsvictoria.com.au/news/beacon-technology-roll/

Monday 17 June 2019 08:37 AM
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(18 times this month, 89 times this year)

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