KISUMU RAILWAYS STATION - BRIEF FORMULATION

SCHEDULE OF ACCOMODATION
The Railway Station will house or accomodate several acticities both
internal and external activities. The following shows the
accomodation schedule according to the client's
brief.
Traveller's Spaces
The proposed project is basically transport facility for both the locals
and other visitors of the town. Being a transport hub,shopping
spaces are to be provided so as to take advantage of the large
number of travellers using the train services on a daily basis. This
facility is to cater for upto 5,000 travellers on a daily basis.
1.Concourse
Concourse is the link between the approach and the platforms,It has
a high traffic volume and it is the main focal point of the design thus it
must be a double volumed space so as to allow sufficient natural light
and natural ventilation.
2.Ticket points
Interraction points between the user and the station personnel.They
must be clearly visible from all parts of the concourse.
3. Concessions
Provides user's convinience in an attractive and functional manner.
Can either be found within the paid area, or the un paid / free area.
4. Platforms
Passanger's wait and exit from the trains. The platform should be a
free flowing space inclusive of safety margins from train kinematic
envelope
Administative Spaces
1. Train control & communication
Providing information,monitoring station equipment, signalling and
power supply. This space should be well lit and ventilated naturally.
2. Luggage Room
Temporary holding for traveller's goods or belongings.should have
sufficient storage facilities,indexing of luggages for easy retrieval
3. Police Room and Holding cell
This is to ensure security is guranteed at the station. This space
must be well lit and ventilated naturally.
4. Railway administration offices.
Ensures efficient and effective service delivery. The spaces should
be screened using temporary material to enhance flexibility of the
space.
Commercial Spaces
1. Restaurant
This space is to enhanced the travellers or rather the user
convinience.This space is to be fitted with smoke extractors, if
possiblethe restaurant should be located next to the concourse
area or waiting area.
2. Food courts
These are open spaces with high visual relationship with main foyer
and surrounding spaces. They enhance user's convinience.

Brief analysis of the relationship diagrams
Areas used for relaxing have a strong relatoionship hence they should be located near each other.
The administration offices has a strong relationship to this areas also to ensure a smooth run of
bussines and to ensure the customers are treated well.
The Concourse have a very strong realtionship to the ticketing area, luggage services area,retail space
area and the restaurant this is to ensure that the customers have the most needed services at a convinient
distance. The concourse areas have astrong relationship with the platform to ensure convinient proximity of
the areas. The first aid area has a moderate and strong relationship to most of the spaces because of the
unpredicted circumtances. It has a very strong relationship with the platform and waiting concourse because
of the high risk of accidents expected in the fitness centre.

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