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Seaburn Metro Station

Station Road, Seaburn, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR5 1QW

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Disabled Passenger Information for Metro

  • The trains have a space on each carriage for wheelchair users, which are clearly marked with the wheelchair symbol by the train doors.
  • Station platforms are approximately the same height as train floors, however the exact gap varies from station to station.
  • Standard wheelchairs and powered wheelchairs up to a maximum width of 700mm and length of 1200mm are permitted on Metro trains.
  • Powered mobility scooters may not be used anywhere on Metro because of their design, difficulty in manoeuvring and unsuitability for use at stations,
  • on platforms and on trains.
  • Lighter scooters may be folded and carried on board trains.
  • Call or text 0191 203 3666
  • Email [email protected]

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Sunderland.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located in Station Road, at the junction with Alston Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 490cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 22m (24yd 2in) from the platform 1 entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the platform 1 entrance.
    • 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 uneven surfaces.
    • 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.

Outside Access (Platform 1 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in Station Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Level Change (Platform 1 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a lift to access this area/service.
  • The lift does bypass the ramp/slope.

Lift (Platform 1 Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the left as you enter from the platform 1 entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, LG.
  • The lift is approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the platform 1 entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 180cm x 155cm (5ft 11in x 5ft 1in).
  • 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 have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Outside Access (Platform 2 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in Station Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.

Level Change (Platform 2 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the approach to the entrance and beyond.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a lift to access this area/service.
  • The lift does not bypass the ramp/slope.

Lift (Platform 2 Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the right as you enter from the platform 2 entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, LG.
  • The lift is approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the platform 2 entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 180cm x 155cm (5ft 11in x 5ft 1in).
  • 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 have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

The Platforms

  • The platforms have several ticket machines and help points which have built in hearing loops.
  • The platforms have several smart card readers for passenger using prepaid Metro Cards.

Train Station

  • The station is not staffed.
  • There is not a ticket office.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Tyne and Wear Metro Nexus.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for Tyne and Wear Metro Nexus.
  • 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)