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Melbourne rail network accessibility

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

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

3 December 2015 09:19 AM
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Wheelchair boarding point sigange on the platform at Keilor Plains

3 December 2015 08:58 AM
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Long raised wheelchair ramp at the eastern end of Melbourne Central platform 4

20 October 2015 08:22 AM
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Rubber platform edge at Heyington station

16 September 2015 08:06 AM
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Painted out wheelchair signage at the platform entrance at Auburn

14 September 2015 07:39 AM
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Unisex disabled / staff toilet on platform 1 at Heatherdale

6 September 2015 17:03 PM
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Painted-out wheelchair directions on platform 1 at Heatherdale

6 September 2015 17:01 PM
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Raised platform at the departure end of Nunawading station

6 September 2015 16:18 PM
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'Mind the gap' notice at Heyington station

8 August 2015 18:22 PM
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'Mind the gap' notice and rubber gap fillers at Heyington station

8 August 2015 18:21 PM
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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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Rubberised wheelchair platform added to Flagstaff platform 4

2 June 2015 17:49 PM
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Wheelchair ramps retrofitted at each end of Flagstaff platform 2

11 May 2015 08:44 AM
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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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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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Resurfaced platform and rubber edging added to platform 1 at Heyington

Following a fatal accident at the station in February 2014, these features were added in August 2014: http://ptv.vic.gov.au/assets/PDFs/Buses-Replacing-Trains/August-2014/Sat_30_Aug_GWFINAL.pdf

13 March 2015 08:57 AM
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Stand-alone disabled toilet added to Caulfield platform 2 and 3

6 March 2015 09:43 AM
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Does the arrow below the wheelchair indicate the accessible exit, or the waiting location?

3 March 2015 07:57 AM
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Faded wheelchair mark on platform 1 at St Albans

25 February 2015 08:48 AM
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