Platform 2, Southbound

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Overview

This is a separate platform along the east side of the station serving trains towards Troon, Ayr and Stranraer. There is tactile paving along the edge of the platform.

To Reach

This platform can be reached via the ramp from the forecourt or via stairs from the ticket office.

Via Stairs from the Ticket Office

You go up 13 then 12 steps, going west. There's tactile paving at the top and bottom of these steps, which are divided by a double central rail. At the top, turn right (north) and go through the door then turn left onto the platform.

Via the Ramp from the Forecourt

See the Environs page for details of the forecourt.

You leave the forecourt going west, up the slope, the windows of the station building are on your right. Turn left (south), you pass:

  wall to each side
lamp post at end of wall on right
opening right to building, not for public use
high wall on left, continue south
turn right (west) at top of slope, past blank door on right
turn right (north)
continue up the slope
wall on right, mesh fence on left
south end of platform 2

There's a slope from the west side of the platform, going south off the end.

From the South

  ramp from east side, slope off end from west
mesh fence on right
post, CCTV, 6 car stop
stanchion in middle
4 seats
4 seats
sand bin
building starts
windows
wall retreats, entrance/exit door from ticket office on south side
now under canopy, 6 pillars along middle
blank door
4 seats
4 seats
door to waiting room
push button on post, north of door
windows
help point
departure screen above
blank door
blank door
assistance ramp
window
billboards
building ends
low wall, mesh fence above, now above subway
gravel area on right
post, platform 2, CCTV
post, Irvine
post
post, CCTV
post, Irvine
fence across

This platform was being extended to the north at the time of our survey.

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