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Abbey Road DLR Station

Abbey Road, Newham, London, E15 3NB

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Introduction (DLR Services)

  • Related link TFL Accessibility Guides.
  • Https://tfl.gov.uk/forms/12387.aspx
  • Comments View
    • The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is a fully accessible public transport network with step-free access into all stations.
    • TFL produce a range of accessibility guides including audio guides and large print maps showing step-free routes and the location of toilets on the network.
    • Please see the link above to download or order guides.
    • Most DLR stations are not staffed.
    • Station buildings do not have doors or ticket barriers and are open 24 hours a day.
    • Train services are not 24 hours.
    • Please see link to TFL website for train operating times at each station.
    • Self-service ticket machines are available at each station.
    • Oyster cards, contactless payment cards and travel cards are accepted.
    • There is level access from platform to train at every station.
    • Wheelchair users are advised to reverse on and off the train to overcome any gap between the platform and the train.
    • Every train has a member of staff to assist customers.
    • There is a push button alarm call point on every platform, linked to a control centre.
    • The control centre can alert the staff on the train to customers waiting to board who will require assistance.
    • All platforms have some shelter and fixed seating with armrests.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in West Ham.
  • The nearest mainline station is West Ham.
  • The nearest underground station is West Ham - Jubilee Line.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
  • Comments View
    • There is some on-street parking on Bakers Row.
    • The Abbey Road entrance is located on a narrow bridge with double yellow lines on both sides of the road.

Train Station

  • The station is not staffed.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are DLR - Stratford - Canning Town branch.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.

Level Change (Access to Platforms from Bakers Row)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located from Bakers Row entrance to Platform 1.
  • 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 have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • From Platform 1 there is lift and stair access to Platform 2 and Abbey Road.

Level Change (Access to Platforms from Abbey Road)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located from the bridge down to the platforms.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • 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.
  • The lift does bypass the steps.

Lift (Access to Platforms)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the bridge at the Abbey Road entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are bridge - platforms.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 180cm (4ft 7in x 5ft 11in).
  • 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 have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are two identical lifts from bridge level to platforms 1 and 2.

Train Station Platform

  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 1-2.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 1.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Comments View
    • As signs on the platform explain, this is not the Abbey Road made famous by the Beatles, which is near Finchley Road.