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Location

The station is on the east side of a forecourt between the station building and Balgonie Road (north/south). There's a car park to the north of this forecourt.

Entrances and Exits

There are six entrances/exits to this station:

Via the Ticket Office

There's level access from the pavement through automatic doors into the ticket office, you go in facing east. The sales window, with variable height counter and induction loop is to your left (north) beyond the door to the toilet. From here, you can continue (east) to the steps to platform 2, or leave via the automatic door, back to the forecourt.

For platform 2, northbound, you can continue east, through the push door then down five steps, going east. Move left (north) then go down four steps, going east, onto platform 2.

Via the Ramp from the Forecourt onto Platform 2, Northbound

As you face the door to the ticket office, turn right (south) continue past the waiting room on your left then turn left (east), there's a departure screen in the far right-hand corner of the path as you reach the bottom of the slope. Turn left (north), continue to the bottom of this second slope then turn right (east) and continue onto platform 2.

Via the Steps from the Forecourt onto Platform 2, Northbound

As you face the door to the ticket office, turn left (north), continue to the end of the building then turn right (east) then go down four then five steps, going east and continue onto platform 2.

Via the Ramp from the Forecourt to the Bridge to Platform 1, Southbound

As you face the door to the ticket office, turn left (north), pass the steps to the bridge to your right then turn left (west) up the slope. Turn right (north) then right again (east) and continue beside the car park. There are disabled persons parking bays to your left.

The path veers right (southeast), up the slope, before you veer left again (east) to the top of this slope. Turn left (north), up the final slope, then right (east) onto the bridge.

Continue (east) to the end then turn right (south), continue to the tactile paving at the top of the steps then turn right (west) and continue onto the next set of tactile paving before turning left (south) to the lift.

Via Steps from the Forecourt to the Bridge to Platform 1, Southbound

As you face the door to the ticket office, turn left (north) and continue to the steps to the bridge, in front of you. Bear left (northwest), go up six steps going northwest, bear right (north) then go up six steps, going north, onto the ramp. Turn right (east), continue to the top of the slope then turn left (north) and right again (east) onto the bridge.

Via the Steps from the Forecourt to the Car Park and Ramp to the Bridge to Platform 1, Southbound

You can bypass the first slope of the ramp from the forecourt by taking the four steps up north then turning right (east) and following the ramp as described above.

Local Road Crossings

We found no pedestrian controlled crossings within the scope of this survey.

Local Buses

There's a bus stop on the forecourt, outside the station building serving:

Local Features

The Pavement Outside the Station Building

East Side, Going South from the Steps from the Bridge

  gap to steps to platform 2, northbound
building starts
window
automatic door to ticket office
windows
entrance to shelter
ramp to platform 2

West Side, Going South from the Foot of the Ramp

  vehicle pick-up/drop-off point
taxi rank
bus stop

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© 2012, Terry Robinson

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