Platform 2, Northbound

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Overview

This is effectively a separate platform along the east side of the station building serving northbound trains towards Glasgow Central. There is tactile paving along the edge of the platform.

To Reach

This platform can be reached via lift or stairs from the concourse.

Via the Lift

See the Lifts page for more details.

As you come into the concourse from the forecourt, pass the ticket office on your right then take the turning right, through the automatic doors. The lift to platforms 2 and 3 is the first door on your right, the call button is to your right of the door.

Go down to platform level, leave via the same door then turn right onto the platform.

Via the Stairs

Come into the concourse from the forecourt and continue forward into the passage in front of you.

You go down 14 steps, going north into a short passage with:

South End

  steps from concourse

West Side, Going North

  blank door
rail with windows above

North End

  blank

East Side, Going North

  blank door
rail with windows above
steps to platforms 2 and 3

You go down 11 steps, going east, turn right (180 degrees, west) then go down 11 steps, going west into an area with:

East Side, Going South

  blank door
steps from concourse, divided by central rail

North End

blank door

West Side

  blank

South Side

  down a small step into the entrance/exit passage between platforms 2 and 3

Turn left (south) from the foot of the steps, continue down a small step into the passage between platforms then turn left (east) and continue, up four steps, going east onto platform 2.

From the South

Features are along the west edge of the platform unless stated otherwise.

  wall at end on west, slope from east
high wall along platform
stanchion
Motherwell sign
lamp posts
stanchion
under road bridge
stanchion, CCTV
lamps under bridge
ladder to blank door, not for public use
signal post, in middle
wall juts out, blank door on south
stanchion
wall retreats

South Side, Going West

  door to lift
call button
stanchion

Continuing North from the Lift

  high wall
blank door with low awning, about two metres high
safety notice, keep clear of platform edge, high speed trains pass through
four steps down west towards Station Supervisor, information office and stairs exit
post, CCTV
post, departure screen in middle, opposite the steps
help point, just north of the steps
lamp post
area with bushes, including timetable
low wall
bench
bin
bench, clock on post behind
lamp post, off platform
platform widens
bench
lamp post, in middle
rail across entrance to car park
low wall with rail above
bench
lamp post, Motherwell
bench
gap with slope to car park
wall
wide entrance with slight slope down to car park
post, CCTV
wall
bench
gap to car park
post, 3 car stop
driver's mirror
lamp post, 4/5 car stop, Motherwell
gap to car park
gap to car park
post, platform 2
wall
gap to car park
lamp post
post, driver's monitor
wall ends, passage to platform 3
lamp post, Motherwell
gap to platform 3
wall now along middle of island platform
gap to platform 3
lamp post, in middle
stanchion, in middle
Notice, Welcome to Motherwell, platform 3
gap to platform 3 post, Motherwell in gap
signal post with ladder, not for public use
under foot bridge, across station
wall ends, island platform continues
lamp post in middle
lamp post, 10 car Voyager stop
concrete post in middle
slope off end

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