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Topic: Re:Re:Back to the lift question
Posted by: Richard Jennings
Date/Time: 17/01/16 12:19:00

"As mentioned, I reckon they would demolish the walls opposite where the two sets of stairs lead to the platform then excavate the existing platform for the lift shafts."

That was indeed the plan when Turnham Green was to become an interchange station with a Crossrail branch to Richmond and Kingston.  I've just dug out the plans which date from 2003.

There would have been a Crossrail station underneath Chiswick Back Common, linked by escalators rising under Turnham Green Terrace into a new station building adjacent to the viaduct with access through to the existing corridor at the bottom of the stairs to the District/Piccadilly lines.

Across the corridor from the stairs would be short lift lobbies, and the lifts would take passengers to and from the western end of the existing platforms.  As space on the platforms is limited alongside the stair well, it was planned to extend the platforms at the eastern end to enable trains to stop 26 metres east of their current stopping position, in order to reduce congestion on the approaches to the lifts.

The project was planned is some detail, even to the extent of estimating the number of lorry movements required to deliver materials and remove rubble (64 for the LU station works including lifts).

But it all came to nothing when the Kingston branch was removed from the Crossrail plan.


Michael, there are no plans to fit platform edge doors in connection with the new Piccadilly line trains.  These would only be required for driverless operation.  The "automated operation" that you refer to is similar to that currently in operation on the Victoria, Jubilee, Northern and Central lines.  Known as "ATO" (automatic train operation), the system controls the movement of the train from station to station, but relies on a human driver to control the doors and initiate the start from each station.


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                                 Re:Back to the lift question15/01/16 11:56:00 Julian Pavey
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