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Connolly Station

Amiens Street, Dublin, DUBLIN 1

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Dublin.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • There is a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Opening Times (Information Desk)

  • Monday 08:00 - 22:00..
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 22:00..
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 22:00..
  • Thursday 08:00 - 22:00..
  • Friday 08:00 - 22:00..
  • Saturday 08:00 - 22:00..
  • Sunday 08:00 - 22:00..

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This entrance gives access to platforms 1-7.
  • This information is for the entrance located on Amiens Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located on the left as you face the entrance.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are low.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Lift (Main Entrance)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located outside the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 9m (29ft 6in) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 103cm x 135cm (3ft 5in x 4ft 5in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are not within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • They are between 95-110cm.
  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

Outside Access (Alternative Entrance 1)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Harbourmaster Place.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open both ways.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 168cm (5ft 6in) wide.

Outside Access (Alternative Entrance 2)

  • This entrance gives access to platforms 1-7.
  • This information is for the entrance located on Amiens Street.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open both ways.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 255cm (8ft 4in) wide.

Lift (Alternative Entrances)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located inside the St Amiens Street entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 7m (22ft 12in) from the alternative entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The reception desk is 5m (16ft 5in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.

Opening Times (Ticket Office)

  • Monday 07:00 - 21:30..
  • Tuesday 07:00 - 21:30..
  • Wednesday 07:00 - 21:30..
  • Thursday 07:00 - 21:30..
  • Friday 07:00 - 21:30..
  • Saturday 07:00 - 21:30..
  • Sunday 08:00 - 21:30..

Reception (Information Desk)

  • The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

Train Station

  • There are 7 platform(s) in the station.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There are generally 12 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • The office to obtain help is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
  • This office is located to the left as you enter the main entrance.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located to the left as you enter the main entrance.
  • The ticket office is 5m (16ft 5in) from the main entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Irishrail.
  • There is a taxi rank at the station.
  • The taxi rank is located outside the main entrance in Amiens Street.
  • The taxi rank is 35m (38yd) from the main entrance.
  • Shops and services within the station include Oslo Bar, Newsrail, Bean & Gone & the Dart link Newsagent.
  • Not all key concourse shops and services have level access.
  • Concourse shops or services accessed by ramp / steps or lift are Oslo Bar.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Wider ticket barriers are available to access platforms.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1-7.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are located on the main station concourse.
    • There is a wheelchair available to borrow.
    • To borrow a wheelchair, please contact the information desk.

Level Change (Oslo Bar)

  • There is not a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located from the concourse to the bar.
  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-7.
  • The platform(s) which has/have level access is / are 1-4.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 6,7.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 5.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by either level access / ramps / lifts / stairclimber from inside the station is / are 5,6,7.

Level Change (Platform 5)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located between platforms 4-5.
  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Lift (Platforms 6 and 7)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located between platform 4-6/7.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 100m (109yd) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 112cm x 150cm (3ft 8in x 4ft 11in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are not within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • They are between 85-97 cm.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Level Change (Alternative Entrances)

  • There is not a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located inside the alternative entrances.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are low.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 24m (26yd) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located To the right of the foyer as you enter the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is not a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from the information desk.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 71cm (2ft 4in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 215cm x 235cm (7ft 1in x 7ft 9in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 110cm (3ft 7in) high.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 78cm (2ft 7in) high.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilets are located to the right of the foyer as you enter the main en.
    • The female and male toilets are 30m (33yd) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the adapted toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.
  • The venue part of any local or national disability are not initiatives.

Level Change (Platforms 6 and 7)

  • There is not a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located between platforms 4-6/7.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.