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Overview

There are five entrances to this station, which we can consider in two groups, those via the north and those via the south bridge.

There is lift and stairs access to the platforms via the north bridge, but stairs-only access via the south.

The station has a single island platform with no tactile paving along either edge.

From Which Entrance?

  Via the North Bridge
Via the South Bridge

Via the North Bridge

There is level access to this bridge from Prospecthill Road, but stairs-only access from McLennan Street. The lift is in the middle of the path towards the platforms, that is you can go to either side of the lift to reach the steps.

Via Which Route?

  Via the Stairs from McLennan Street
Via the Lift from Prospecthill Road
Via the Stairs from McLennan Street

As you move away from Cathcart Road, along the right-hand side of McLennan Street, you go through a normally open gate then down two flights of steps, onto the north bridge. Take the turning left and continue, past the lift, down two more flights of steps onto the platform.

Platform 1, towards Glasgow Central is to your right, we believe you're before the front of the train. Platform 2, Towards Cathcart, Neilston or Newton is to your left, we believe you're behind the rear of the trrain.

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Via the Lift from Prospecthill Road

As you move away from Cathcart Road, on the left-hand side of Prospecthill Road, take the first turning left then follow the left-hand side. The wall retreats left, you can either veer left for the bridge or follow the wall left then right before taking the left turn onto the bridge itself.

Take the turning right, the lift is in the middle of the path with the door facing you. Go down to platform level, leave via the other doors then move either right (platform 1), or left (platform 2) to avoid the rear of the stairs in front of you.

As you leave the lift, platform 1, towards Glasgow Central, is to your right, we believe you're before the front of the train. Platform 2, towards Cathcart, Neilston or Newton is to your left, we believe you're behind the rear of the train.

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Via the South Bridge

There is stairs-only access to this bridge from Florida Drive, Battlefield Road and Langside College.

From Florida Drive

Opposite Bolton Drive, there's a metal rail along the middle of the pavement outside the station entrance. You go through a normally open gate then down two flights of steps onto the south bridge, then take the turning right towards the steps.

From Battlefield Road

From Opposite Brisbane Street, you go up two flights of steps then follow the path, up the hill. The path veers right, at the end of the path, turn right onto the south bridge then take the turning left towards the steps.

From Langside College

You go through a normally open gate then down two flights of steps onto the south bridge, take the turning left towards the steps.

To the Platform

You go down two flights of steps onto the island platform. Platform 1, towards Glasgow Central is to your left, we believe you're behind the rear of the train. Platform 2, towards Cathcart, Neilston or Newton is to your right, we believe you're before the front of the train.

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