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Melbourne rail network accessibility

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

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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(15 times this month, 43 times this year)

'Mind the gap' notice at Heyington station

8 August 2015 18:22 PM
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(13 times this month, 42 times this year)

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

8 August 2015 18:21 PM
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(18 times this month, 65 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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(6 times this month, 48 times this year)

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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(13 times this month, 37 times this year)

Wheelchair ramps retrofitted at each end of Flagstaff platform 2

11 May 2015 08:44 AM
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(9 times this month, 31 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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(3 times this month, 36 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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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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(8 times this month, 30 times this year)

Stand-alone disabled toilet added to Caulfield platform 2 and 3

6 March 2015 09:43 AM
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(12 times this month, 34 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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(11 times this month, 39 times this year)

Faded wheelchair mark on platform 1 at St Albans

25 February 2015 08:48 AM
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(16 times this month, 38 times this year)

Disabled toilet retrofitted beneath the platform ramp at Camberwell station

17 February 2015 18:35 PM
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(4 times this month, 42 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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(4 times this month, 40 times this year)

'Mind the gap' at Hawthorn station

17 February 2015 18:18 PM
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(7 times this month, 35 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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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 45 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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(2 times this week, 18 times this month, 45 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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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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(1 time this week, 23 times this month, 59 times this year)

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