PLATFORM 1, EASTBOUND

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Overview

This is a separate platform along the north side of the station. The waiting room, stepped entrance and bridge are about in the middle, whilst the ramp entrance is near the east end.

To Reach

This platform can be reached via steps or ramp from Springfield Road, or from platform 2 via the bridge.

Via the Ramp from Springfield Road, just South of Kirkintilloch Road

The foot of the ramp is just south of the pavement along Kirkintilloch Road, you go up southwest, between a shop to your left and a wall to your right. The wall on the right is replaced by a wooden fence before you reach the top of this slope.

At the top of the slope, the wall in front has cycle racks and a bin, the steps up to the platform lead to your left (south). Turn left (180 degrees, east) and continue up the ramp. There's a wire mesh fence and a hand rail to each side. Turn right at the top onto platform 1. You're near the east end of the platform.

Via the Ramp then Steps from Springfield Road, just South of Kirkintilloch Road.

The foot of the ramp is just south of the pavement along Kirkintilloch Road, you go up southwest, between a shop on your left and a wall on your right. The wall on your right is replaced by a wooden fence before you reach the top of this slope.

At the top of the slope, the wall in front has cycle racks and a bin, the steps up to the platform lead to your left (south). these steps are divided into two by a central rail, there was no indication of which side is preferred at the time of our survey. Turn left (south) then go up 12, three then one step, going south, onto platform 1. You're about in the middle of the platform.

From the West

  slope off end
phone, not for public use
low metal fence
post, station sign
post with CCTV
Post, station sign
platform narrows as we cross Crowhill Road
platform widens again
post with CCTV
platform widens, metal fence
4 seats
post in middle
departure screen
sand bin
4 seats
assistance ramp
CCTV post in middle
help point, on post
west wall of waiting room

The waiting room as a single open entrance from the platform and a seating rail along the north side.

Continuing East

  stepped entrance, gates can close station
post in middle
steps up east to bridge
pillars supporting bridge and steps

Note, you can walk underneath these steps, be careful!

Continuing East

  metal fence continues
4seats
4 seats
post
ramp entrance, gates can close station
post, CCTV
narrow platform onto road bridge
slope off end

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