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Melbourne rail network accessibility

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

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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(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 94 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, 10 times this month, 84 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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(6 times this month, 79 times this year)

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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(2 times this month, 93 times this year)

Does the arrow below the wheelchair indicate the accessible exit, or the waiting location?

3 March 2015 07:57 AM
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(7 times this month, 86 times this year)

Faded wheelchair mark on platform 1 at St Albans

25 February 2015 08:48 AM
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Disabled toilet retrofitted beneath the platform ramp at Camberwell station

17 February 2015 18:35 PM
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(2 times this week, 15 times this month, 167 times this year)

Mix of platform widths and heights at the down end of Auburn platform 3

17 February 2015 18:23 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 128 times this year)

'Mind the gap' at Hawthorn station

17 February 2015 18:18 PM
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(4 times this month, 88 times this year)

Wheelchair passengers signage at the first carriage mark of the platform at Flagstaff station

16 February 2015 08:40 AM
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(2 times this week, 27 times this month, 124 times this year)

Tactile paving along the 2000-era platform 1 at St Albans station

7 February 2015 08:55 AM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 91 times this year)

Backwards facing directions to the wheelchair waiting area of the platform at Seddon

For some reason every bloody station has them around the wrong way!

2 February 2015 07:02 AM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 113 times this year)

Wheelchair ramp added to the Parliament end of Melbourne Central platform 3

A second ramp is located at the other end, but no other platforms have them yet

29 January 2015 17:51 PM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 178 times this year)

Directions to the wheelchair waiting area of the platform

Note that they face the wrong direction - they should be directed at passengers *arriving* on the platform!

25 December 2014 09:18 AM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 104 times this year)

Hearing induction loop above platforms 3 and 4 at Melbourne Central station

25 December 2014 08:48 AM
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(5 times this month, 101 times this year)

Signage directing users to the audio induction loop above platforms 3 and 4 at Melbourne Central station

25 December 2014 08:45 AM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 154 times this year)

'Suburban' standard tactile markings on a platform - 3x orange, 3x yellow, and 6x orange

17 October 2014 07:55 AM
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(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 119 times this year)

'Regional' standard tactile markings on a platform - 2x yellow and 10x orange

17 October 2014 07:55 AM
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(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 147 times this year)

Wheelchair waiting area and rubber platform gap filling strips at the down end of Mitcham platform 2

13 September 2014 18:18 PM
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(2 times this week, 17 times this month, 222 times this year)

Train driver assists a scooter user board the train via the portable ramp

29 August 2014 12:17 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 227 times this year)

Passenger in a motorised wheelchair use the new level boarding ramp at the west end of platform 5

Note they still had to talk to the train driver, to ensure that they would be let off the train at the other end!

18 July 2014 18:59 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 113 times this year)

Almost level entry to the first carriage of a Comeng train thanks to raised platform extensions

Located at the west end of Flinders Street Station platform 4 and 5

24 June 2014 17:03 PM
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(3 times this month, 83 times this year)

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