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Botanic Station

Botanic Avenue, The Holylands, Belfast, County Antrim, BT7 1JL

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Introduction

Opening Times (Station and Ticket Office)

  • Monday 05:45 - 23:55.
  • Tuesday 05:45 - 23:55.
  • Wednesday 05:45 - 23:55.
  • Thursday 05:45 - 23:55.
  • Friday 05:45 - 23:55.
  • Saturday 05:45 - 23:55.
  • Sunday 08:30 - 22:30.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • There are bollards with good contrast in front of the entrance.
    • The width between the bollards is 130cm.

Entrance (Platform Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the station building.
  • Entrance View
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 128cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the double doors.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The desk/counter is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Train Station

  • There are generally 2 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located in the centre of the station.
  • The ticket office is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Translink.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for Translink.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 1 and 2.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 1 and 2.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by using alternative outside access entrances only is / are 1 and 2.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1 and 2.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.

Lift (Platform 1)

  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are platforms 1 and 2.
  • Externally the lift has: a door with a high colour contrast to the surroundings, controls that are not at a recommended height range (between 90cm - 110cm) and tactile markings.
  • The lift door opening width is 86cm.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 120cm x 145cm.
  • Internally the lift has: controls at a recommended height range (between 90cm - 110cm), tactile markings, a separate door to exit, a visual floor indicator and buttons with a low colour contrast to the surroundings.
  • There is ramped access to the lift.
    There is a similar lift to access platform 2.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.