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There is step-free access from Hamilton Road to each platform. There is step-free access from Motherwell Road to platform 1, but stairs-only access to platform 2 from this road. Although there is stairs access between platforms via the bridge, as the entrances toward each platform from each of these roads are quite close together, we'll confine these directions to the following routes:

There is no tactile paving along the edge of either platform.

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  From Hamilton Road to Platform 1, Westbound
From Motherwell Road to Platform 1, Westbound
From Hamilton Road to Platform 2, Eastbound
From Motherwell Road to Platform 2, Eastbound

From Hamilton Road to Platform 1, Westbound

As you follow the right-hand side of the road, away from Cross Gates Road, you cross two access ways then take the turning right. Continue, up the hill. At the top, you pass the station building to your left, note that this path continues down the hill to Motherwell Road. Turn left beyond the building and continue onto the platform, we believe you're beside the rear half of the train.

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From Motherwell Road to Platform 1, Westbound

As you follow the left-hand side of the road, going away from Belvidere Road, you go up a slight slope with housing to your left. Take the turning left and continue to the top of the hill. Note that this path continues, down the hill to Hamilton Road.

Take the turning right, just before the station building, onto the platform. We believe you're beside the rear half of the train.

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From Hamilton Road to Platform 2, Eastbound

As you follow the right-hand side of the road, away from Cross Gates Road, you cross two access ways before you go under the rail bridge. Take the turning right just beyond this bridge and follow the right-hand side. You pass the steps leading up to your right onto the platform before the next turning right which is the step-free route. As you reach the platform, we believe you're beside the front half of the train.

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From Motherwell Road to Platform 2, Eastbound

Follow the left-hand side of Motherwell Road, away from Belvidere Road, under the rail bridge then take the turning left. Follow the left-hand side so you can turn left then right around a small car parking area. Continue up two flights of steps then take the turning left. This is the step-free route onto platform 2. As you reach the platform, we believe you're beside the front half of the train.

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