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« on: January 19, 2020, 10:44:22 am »

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Gloucester: Lifts out of order

The lifts will be out of order between Platform One and Platform Two from 13/10/2016 until the end of the day at Gloucester station.

Aren't platforms 1 and 2 in fact one long single platform?  Even more strangely have they really been out of order for more than three years?
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« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2020, 10:59:50 am »

There’s also the same warning/date for Exeter Central on journrycheck now too
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« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2020, 04:24:43 am »

I'm waiting to see the same warning for Oldfield Park.  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2020, 09:38:45 am »

Apparently the footbridge to Gloucester Eastgate is also closed until further notice.
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« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2020, 10:49:46 am »

Whilst waiting for a train at Pinhoe this morning, the delightful lady announcer - having requested our attention - politely advised customers to hold the handrail when using the stairs, or use the lift provided during icy conditions.

Pinhoe station has not had a footbridge - let alone a lift - since ceasing its original life back in 1966!
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« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2020, 05:26:17 pm »

I'm waiting to see the same warning for Oldfield Park.  Grin
For a short while Oldfield Park had a footbridge whilst the steps leading to platform 1 were demolished and replaced with the disabled access ramp you see today. I think it was around the early 2000s.
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« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2020, 07:01:09 pm »

Pilning: The escalator is currently out of order. Please use the jet packs provided.
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