Platform 2, EASTBOUND

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Overview

This is a separate platform along the north side of the station, serving eastbound trains towards Edinburgh. There is tactile paving along the edge of the platform.

To Reach

This platform can be reached via ramp or steps from the car park.

Via the Ramp

From the south side of the car park, you go up the ramp, going east. Turn right (180 degrees, west) and go up to the top of the second slope and turn left (south).

From here, you can continue south onto the platform or take the turning right (west) for the ticket machine which is on the right-hand (north) side of the path, before the foot of the steps to the bridge.

Via the East Steps

From just west of the bike shelter, you go up nine steps, going south, continue to the wall in front of you then turn right and go up the second stage of the ramp from the car park.

From here, you can continue south onto the platform or take the turning right (west) for the ticket machine which is on the right-hand (north) side of the path, before the foot of the steps to the bridge.

Via the West Steps

From the south side of the car park, you go up seven steps, going south. Turn left (east), go up five steps, going east, the ticket machine is on the left-hand side. Move right (south) into the path then continue east and take the turning right (south) onto the platform.

From the West

  metal gate at end
mesh fence on left
lamp post, CCTV
lamp post
lamp post
box
fence retreats north
steps to bridge, behind fence
lamp post, Platform 2, in middle
pillars supporting bridge
lamp post, in middle
path leading north, to bridge and entrance/exits
mesh fence resumes
box
lamp post, Blackridge
lamp post
4 seats
departure screen above
lamp post, 3 car stop
timetables
lamp post, against fence
help point, about a metre into the platform
shelter with seating rail on north side
mesh fence continues
lamp post
lamp post, CCTV
lamp post
post, CCTV
lamp post, 6 car stop
gate across end

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