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Melbourne rail network accessibility

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

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 user 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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Ramp free access for wheelchairs at the east end of Flinders Street platform 1

The platform has been raised, with rubber strips filling in the gap between platform and train

26 May 2012 17:57 PM
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Ramp free access for wheelchairs at the east end of Flinders Street platform 1

The platform has been raised, with rubber strips filling in the gap between platform and train

26 May 2012 17:57 PM
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Raised platform surface at the west end of Flinders Street platform 1

Built to allow ramp free access for wheelchairs

26 May 2012 17:55 PM
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'Mind the gap' message on the platform at Kensington

20 January 2011 00:10 AM
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'Mind the gap' signage at Hawthorn

12 April 2010 09:19 AM
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'Mind the gap' painted on platform 2 at Footscray

10 April 2010 08:09 AM
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Tactile markings on the platform at Glenferrie

13 June 2008 15:11 PM
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