PLATFORM 2, EASTBOUND

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Overview

This is a separate platform along the northeast side of the station serving eastbound trains towards Larkhall, Lanark and Motherwell. There is no tactile paving along the edge of the platform.

To Reach

This platform can be reached via the ramp from Douglas Park Lane or via steps from the bridge.

Via the Ramp.

You leave Clydesdale Street northeast of the rail bridge, going northwest then take the turning left (180 degrees, southeast) and go down the ramp onto the platform. thereís a hand rail to each side of this ramp, which brings you about in the middle of the platform, facing towards the front of the train.

Via the Steps

Note that you leave Clydesdale Street near the southwest end of the bridge, then take the turning immediately right to cross the tracks and take the turning left for the steps.

You go down 12, 13 then two steps, going northwest to platform level, at the effective southeast end of the platform. Thereís a hand rail to each side of these steps. Note that the lower landing of the steps is shorter than the upper one.

From the Southeast

  slope off end, under road bridge
post, way out
steps up southeast to bridge
platform about ten metres wide with two benches on the northeast side, just beyond the foot of the steps.
driverís monitor, in middle
stanchion in middle
open shelter with seating on far wall
post, departure screen
lamp post
help point
building juts out, platform now about four metres wide
box
4 seats
billboards
building ends, railings continue, inline with building
posts now outside railings
ramp leads up northwest, grit bin in recess to ramp
railings resume
post, way out
lamp posts now between fence and ramp
stanchion in middle
post, CCTV, on edge of platform
stanchion, in middle
platform narrows
post, CCTV
slope off end

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