Platform 1, WESTBOUND

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Overview

This is a separate platform along the southwest side of the station serving trains towards Glasgow Central. There is no tactile paving along the edge of the platform.

The ticket office and shelter are on the southeast half of the platform.

To Reach

There is step-free access from Burnbank Road, or stairs access from the road bridge.

From Burnbank road

You leave Burnbank Road, just before the car park going northeast down the ramp onto the middle of the platform.

From the Bridge

As you leave Clydesdale Street, going northwest, you pass the walkway to platform 2 to your right before going down 12, 13 then five steps, going northwest to platform level, at the effective southeast end of the platform. There's a hand rail to each side of these steps. Note that the lower landing, between the 13 and five steps, is shorter than the upper one.

From the Southeast

  slope off end, under road bridge
metal fence
steps up southeast to bridge
railings on left, stanchion in middle
ticket office building starts, inline with the fence
rail juts out
door to ticket office
rail juts out with push button for door
help point
rail information
4 seats
Station Supervisor's office
CCTV notice
Hamilton West sign
area map
building ends, blank door in west side
railings
waiting area juts out
lamp post, CCTV
opening to waiting area, seats on far side
railings
4 seats, departure screen above
4 seats
lamp post, with clock
4 seats
fence juts out, rail information on southeast side, bike lockers behind fence
4 seats
path from Burnbank Road
railings resume
lamp post, 3 car stop
lamp post
lamp post
stanchion, in middle
lamp post, 6 car stop
platform continues with posts now outside the fence
slope off end

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HAMILTON WEST Station

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