Moor Road Site

 

 

the car park and ramp

Access from the car park to the Engine House

When You arrive ...

  • most of the car park is surfaced with limestone chippings;
  • the area nearest the Engine House building has an asphalt surface,
    • and three marked bays for disabled parking;
  • there is level access to the front entrance of the Engine House building
    • via a shallow paved ramp;
  • the front entrance door is kept open when the building is open.

 

 

inside the shop

Inside the shop and cafe area

In The Engine House ...

  • there is level access throughout the ground floor of the building;
  • there are lifts to the first floor,
    • and level access throughout that floor;
  • there are ladies’ and gentlemens’ toilets, and a toilet adapted for disabled users,
    • with appropriate handrails and a baby changing unit;
  • this does not meet the "changing places" standard,
    • as the building was built before that standard existed;
  • guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed in the building,
    • as are ordinary pets provided that they are kept under control;
  • breastfeeding is permitted in the building,
    • and appropriate publicity is displayed to make this clear;
  • staff are trained to assist visitors who would have difficulty in opening interior doors;
  • the cafe area has separate tables and chairs,
    • and high chairs are available.

 

 

the platform and shelter

The platform and shelter

The Display Hall and Platform ...

  • there is level access throughout the main part of the display hall,
    • but steps to access locomotive cabs;
  • there are some benches in the display hall;
  • there is level access to the station platform via a shallow paved ramp;
  • the platform has a smooth asphalt surface,
    • and a strip of tactile paving between this and the smooth paving slabs at its edge;
  • there are some benches and tables on the platform,
    • and under cover in the platform shelter.

On the Trains

 

wheelchair ramp in use

The wheelchair ramp in use

Our Passenger Coaches ...

  • a wheelchair ramp is carried on the train,
    • and our guards are trained in its use,
    • and generally to assist passengers in boarding or alighting;
  • two of our passenger coaches can accommodate motorised wheelchairs;
  • one has a balcony which can accommodate a non-motorised wheelchair;
  • guards are trained to provide adequate information to passengers.

a goods brake van

A special train, with a goods brake van.

Special Trains ...

  • at some special events goods brake vans are operated,
    • which can not accommodate wheelchairs;
  • at some special events a railbus is operated,
    • which can only accommodate a non-motorised wheelchair.

Park Halt

the platform at Park Halt

The platform at Park Halt

At Park Halt ...

  • the station platform has a smooth asphalt surface,
    • and a strip of tactile paving between this and the smooth paving slabs at its edge;
  • there are some benches on the platform;
  • there is level access from and to the platform;

a path to the park

A path leading to Middleton Park

To Middleton Park ...

  • there are footpaths that lead towards Middleton Park;
  • access to these is level;
  • the condition of the footpaths varies considerably,
    • but this is beyond our control.

For our precautions against CoViD-19, we have have been awarded

We're Good To Go

Click here to see the certificate.

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