Step-free Access at Acton Town To Be Suspended

Disabled passengers advised to travel to Hammersmith and double back

Acton Town station platform. Picture: Matt Buck

Step-free access at Acton Town Station is to be suspended for four days over the coming weeks by Transport for London (TfL) due to planned lift maintenance.

This will cause significant inconvenience to passengers with limited mobility including those in Chiswick for many of whom Acton Town is the nearest accessible station as there are none in W4.

On Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 October, there will be no step-free access between the ticket hall and eastbound District and Piccadilly line platforms.

For eastbound travel, the suggestion is to board a westbound service to Ealing Broadway or Osterley and change there for an eastbound service. For a step-free exit at Acton Town, you are advised travel to Hammersmith and change there for a westbound service back to Acton Town.

Originally, there was due to be work on the westbound platforms on Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 September. This has been cancelled by the contractor and will be rescheduled, at which point there will be no step-free access between the ticket hall and westbound District and Piccadilly line platforms.

TfL is advising westbound passengers to board the eastbound Piccadilly line service from Acton Town and change at Hammersmith for a westbound service back to Acton Town.

If you are on a train travelling west, the advice is to stay on the train to Ealing Broadway or Osterley and travel back to Acton Town using an eastbound service.


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September 22, 2022