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Melbourne rail network accessibility

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

Disabled toilet retrofitted beneath the platform ramp at Camberwell station

17 February 2015 18:35 PM
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Mix of platform widths and heights at the down end of Auburn platform 3

17 February 2015 18:23 PM
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'Mind the gap' at Hawthorn station

17 February 2015 18:18 PM
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Wheelchair passengers signage at the first carriage mark of the platform at Flagstaff station

16 February 2015 08:40 AM
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Tactile paving along the 2000-era platform 1 at St Albans station

7 February 2015 08:55 AM
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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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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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Hearing induction loop above platforms 3 and 4 at Melbourne Central station

25 December 2014 08:48 AM
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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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'Suburban' standard tactile markings on a platform - 3x orange, 3x yellow, and 6x orange

17 October 2014 07:55 AM
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'Regional' standard tactile markings on a platform - 2x yellow and 10x orange

17 October 2014 07:55 AM
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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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Train driver assists a scooter user board the train via the portable ramp

29 August 2014 12:17 PM
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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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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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Difference in levels between rebuilt and unrebuilt platform facings at Footscray platform 4

17 December 2013 18:10 PM
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Driver unloading a scooter bound passenger from Comeng 453M at Footscray platform 3

2 October 2013 15:27 PM
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Unloading a wheelchair passenger at North Williamstown station

17 August 2013 16:53 PM
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Raised platform for wheelchair access at the west of of platforms 4 and 5

29 November 2012 14:43 PM
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'Property of M>Trains' on a wheelchair ramp

26 August 2012 21:22 PM
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Raised section for wheelchairs at the down end of Box Hill platform 3

12 July 2012 18:25 PM
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Step free access for wheelchairs at the down end of Box Hill platform 3

12 July 2012 18:25 PM
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Raised section for wheelchairs at the down end of Box Hill platform 3

12 July 2012 18:25 PM
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