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Runcorn East Train Station

Barnfield Avenue, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 6EP

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Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Opening Hours (Ticket Office)

COVID-19 Information

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located to the side of Platform 1, off Barnfield Avenue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located to the right of the car park.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

Outside Access (Platform 1 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located near the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 192cm (6ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Platform 1 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the car park to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Level Change (Platform 1)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down to the platform.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading down beyond the entrance.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium height.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

Outside Access (Ticket Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, across the bridge from the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar entrance on the other side toward the platform.
    • The ticket office was not open at the time of the survey.

Level Change (Ticket Office Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down to the ticket office from the main road.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading down from the main road.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The easy slope across the bridge from the car park bypasses this ramp and steps.

Outside Access (Platform 2 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the ticket office.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 96cm (3ft 2in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The door opening is 97cm (3ft 2in) wide.

Level Change (Platform 2 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down to the entrance and between the gates.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Level Change (Platform 2)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down from the rear of the ticket office to the platform.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located leading down to the platform.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The ramp has a handrail on the right going up until the u-turn then a handrail is offered on the left.

Train Station

  • The station is not staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located across the car park bridge, at the top of the ramp for platform 2.
  • The ticket office is 3m (3yd 10in) from the platform 2 entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Ariva Trains Wales and Northern Rail.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 1,2.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Wider ticket barriers are not available to access platforms.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1,2.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.

Outside Access (Waiting Area)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of platform 2.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar waiting area on platform 1 where the door width is 172cm.

Inside Access (Waiting Area)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music/noise.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Level Change (Bridges)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading over the bridges.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • The station is unstaffed outside the ticket office opening times.