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St Albans Abbey Station

Holywell Hill, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 2DN

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Assisted Travel Information

  • Please note this station is unmanned and requires advanced notification for a member of staff to be available.
  • Assisted Travel Helpline Number: 0800 024 8998 Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 22:00.
  • Assisted Travel Text Relay Service: 18001 0800 024 8998 Monday to Sunday 08:00 - 22:00.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the front of the station.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 510cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on approach to the entrance and immediately beyond it.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • The entrance is 110cm wide.

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the platform leading to the pathway.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • Comments View
    • The entrance is 200cm wide.

Train Station

  • The station is not staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • There is not a ticket office.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are London Northwestern Railway.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for London Northwestern Railway.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 1 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 1.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
  • Comments View
    • There is a ticket machine located next to the Blue Badge parking bay.
    • This ticket machine has a built in hearing loop and is at a suitable height for wheelchair users.
    • Photograph 8 shows the ticket machine.
    • Access onto the train is via a portable ramp located at the front of the platform.
    • Assistance is given by the train guard.
    • It is advised to contact the assisted travel helpline in advance of travel.
    • Photographs 9, 10 and 11 show the raised ramp area for easier accessibility and for wheelchair users.

Sheltered Waiting Area

  • There are 2 waiting area on the platform.
  • The waiting area has an entrance either side.
  • This opening width is 158cm.
  • The waiting area has seats with armrests on both sides.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)