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Melbourne rail network accessibility

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

'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/

17 June 2019 08:37 AM
Viewed 279 times
(11 times this week, 11 times this month, 279 times this year)

Passenger shelters and raised platform ramps at the up end of South Yarra platform 1 and 3

7 February 2019 13:54 PM
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(2 times this month, 114 times this year)

Raised wheelchair ramp at the up end of Ivanhoe platform 1

20 January 2019 12:17 PM
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(2 times this month, 85 times this year)

'Property of M>Trains' on a Comeng train wheelchair ramp

31 December 2018 12:48 PM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 5 times this year)

Metlink branded hearing loop signage at Thomastown station

21 November 2018 11:52 AM
Viewed 106 times
(1 time this month, 7 times this year)

Train driver ready to assist a passenger in a wheelchair to board the train at Heidelberg

21 November 2018 09:55 AM
Viewed 143 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 12 times this year)

Wheelchair loading area at the down end of Gardenvale platform 2

29 August 2018 13:48 PM
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(1 time this month, 23 times this year)

'Please remember to mind the gap' sign at Brighton Beach platform 2

29 August 2018 13:08 PM
Viewed 171 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 47 times this year)

Portable ramp still needs to be deployed for a wheelchair user at Newport 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 August 2018 09:14 AM
Viewed 150 times
(2 times this month, 48 times this year)

Raised wheelchair ramp at the city end of Newport platform 1

26 August 2018 09:12 AM
Viewed 159 times
(3 times this month, 45 times this year)

At least the low height of myki machines makes them usable by people in wheelchairs

1 May 2018 11:54 AM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 102 times this year)

Shelter for waiting wheelchair passengers at the down end of Moorabbin platform 3

12 April 2018 11:11 AM
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(8 times this month, 107 times this year)

Wheelchair passenger waiting shelter at the up end of Patterson station

12 April 2018 11:01 AM
Viewed 260 times
(4 times this month, 101 times this year)

Hearing loop at Bentleigh station

12 April 2018 10:59 AM
Viewed 175 times
(4 times this month, 65 times this year)

Almost level boarding between Comeng train and the platform at Jacana station

7 April 2018 14:24 PM
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Disabled toilet added to Essendon station platform 2 and 3

7 April 2018 10:53 AM
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Hearing induction loop signage at Nunawading station

24 March 2018 18:34 PM
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(6 times this month, 799 times this year)

Raised wheelchair ramp at the up end of Ferntree Gully platform 1

24 March 2018 15:56 PM
Viewed 204 times
(8 times this month, 98 times this year)

Lift at Flinders Street Station - slow as molasses, and so small you can only fit two wheelchairs or prams inside

24 March 2018 14:35 PM
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(9 times this month, 148 times this year)

Lift at Flinders Street Station - slow as molasses, and so small you can only fit two wheelchairs or prams inside

24 March 2018 14:34 PM
Viewed 281 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 143 times this year)

Long DDA compliant ramp up to the footbridge at Sunbury station

19 March 2018 14:54 PM
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(2 times this week, 17 times this month, 808 times this year)

Long DDA compliant ramp up to the footbridge at Sunbury station

18 March 2018 10:40 AM
Viewed 270 times
(5 times this week, 9 times this month, 133 times this year)

Long DDA compliant ramp up to the footbridge at Sunbury station

18 March 2018 10:34 AM
Viewed 254 times
(9 times this month, 138 times this year)

Disabled toilet in the middle of Oakleigh platform 1 and 2

13 March 2018 13:21 PM
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(3 times this week, 14 times this month, 105 times this year)

Viewed 515 times (3 times this week, 27 times this month, 515 times this year)