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Melbourne rail network accessibility

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

Three attempts at a wheelchair symbol on the platform

The first attempt was scrubbed out, the second attempt was too big, and now the third one is just right?

8 March 2016 08:35 AM
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(2 times this month, 38 times this year)

A small step still remains between a Siemens train floor and the raised wheelchair loading area on the platform

30 December 2015 18:09 PM
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(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 53 times this year)

Second attempt at providing wheelchair boarding point signage at Canterbury station

24 December 2015 14:55 PM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 37 times this year)

Second attempt at providing wheelchair boarding point signage at East Camberwell station

24 December 2015 14:36 PM
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(4 times this month, 17 times this year)

Raised section of platform for loading wheelchairs at the down end of Coburg platform 2

18 December 2015 18:16 PM
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(4 times this month, 31 times this year)

Raised section of platform for loading wheelchairs at the up end of Coburg platform 1

18 December 2015 18:09 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 28 times this year)

Remnants of a wheelchair boarding marker on the platform at Keilor Plains

3 December 2015 09:19 AM
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(3 times this month, 30 times this year)

Wheelchair boarding point sigange on the platform at Keilor Plains

3 December 2015 08:58 AM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 33 times this year)

Long raised wheelchair ramp at the eastern end of Melbourne Central platform 4

20 October 2015 08:22 AM
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(3 times this week, 13 times this month, 39 times this year)

Rubber platform edge at Heyington station

16 September 2015 08:06 AM
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(7 times this week, 30 times this month, 83 times this year)

Painted out wheelchair signage at the platform entrance at Auburn

14 September 2015 07:39 AM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 22 times this year)

Unisex disabled / staff toilet on platform 1 at Heatherdale

6 September 2015 17:03 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 21 times this year)

Painted-out wheelchair directions on platform 1 at Heatherdale

6 September 2015 17:01 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 30 times this year)

Raised platform at the departure end of Nunawading station

6 September 2015 16:18 PM
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(2 times this month, 28 times this year)

'Mind the gap' notice at Heyington station

8 August 2015 18:22 PM
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(2 times this month, 27 times this year)

'Mind the gap' notice and rubber gap fillers at Heyington station

8 August 2015 18:21 PM
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(3 times this week, 7 times this month, 71 times this year)

Raised platform at the east end of Melbourne Central platform 3

Note the array of fences that get in the way!

24 July 2015 18:30 PM
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Raised platform at the east end of Melbourne Central platform 4

Unlike the other raised platforms, this one has sloped edges, instead of an array of fences to get in the way

24 July 2015 18:30 PM
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Siemens trains don't line up with the new raised rubber platform edges - they have a non-standard floor height

Which dickhead at M>Train thought that buying trains with a non-standard floor height was a good idea?

22 July 2015 13:57 PM
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Wheelchair signage on the platform already starting to chip away

16 June 2015 08:43 AM
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(3 times this month, 23 times this year)

Rubberised wheelchair platform added to Flagstaff platform 4

2 June 2015 17:49 PM
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(3 times this month, 29 times this year)

Wheelchair ramps retrofitted at each end of Flagstaff platform 2

11 May 2015 08:44 AM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 35 times this year)

Raised wheelchair area at the departure end of Ginifer platform 2

I believe it exists so that a *normal* ramp can be used to load wheelchairs - the rest of the platform is incredibly low

28 April 2015 09:59 AM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 26 times this year)

Raised wheelchair area at the departure end of Ginifer platform 2

I believe it exists so that a *normal* ramp can be used to load wheelchairs - the rest of the platform is incredibly low

28 April 2015 09:58 AM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 27 times this year)

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