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Shotts Station

Station Road, Shotts, North Lanarkshire, ML7 5DX

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Introduction

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Assisted Travel Contact Information

  • Assisted Travel Helpline telephone number: 0800 912 2 901
  • Assisted Travel Text Relay service, (for the hard of hearing): 18001 0800 912 2 901
  • http://www.scotrail.co.uk/facilities/disability-and-inclusion.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking (Platform 1 - Station Road)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 380cm x 600cm (12ft 6in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the platform 1 - Station Road car park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the platform 1 - Station Road car park entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Parking (Platform 1 - Foundry Road)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 8 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 600cm (11ft 6in x 19ft 8in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 3m (3yd 10in) from the platform 1 - Foundry Road car park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 35m (38yd 10in) from the platform 1 - Foundry Road car park entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • It is over 200m using the ramps over the bridge to the opposite platform from this car park.

Outside Access (Platform 1 - Foundry Road Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Foundry Road.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).

Outside Access (Platform 1 - Station Road Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Station Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 300cm (9ft 10in).

Outside Access (Platform 1 Bridge Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Station Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in).

Level Change (Platform 1 Bridge Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located next to entrance on Station Road.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are level landings at regular intervals along the ramp for resting.

Outside Access (Platform 2 Bridge Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Station Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 250cm (8ft 2in).

Level Change (Platform 2 Bridge Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located halfway down the ramp.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are level landings at regular intervals along the ramp for resting.

Counter (Ticket Office Foundry Road Car Park Entrance)

  • The counter is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.
  • There is level access to the counter from the entrance.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • There is not a lowered section.
  • The height of the counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The ticket office was closed and the station unstaffed at the time of research in 2018.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 06:30 - 13:20.
    • Tuesday 06:30 - 13:20.
    • Wednesday 06:30 - 13:20.
    • Thursday 06:30 - 13:20.
    • Friday 06:30 - 13:20.
    • Saturday 06:30 - 13:20.
    • Sunday Closed.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • The station is not staffed between 13:20 - 06:30 Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located on platform 1.
  • The ticket office is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the car park.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are ScotRail.
  • Please click here for access information for ScotRail.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 1-2.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1-2.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • There is a wheelchair available to borrow.
    • To borrow a wheelchair, please ask at the ticket office.
  • Comments View
    • The station was unstaffed at the time of research in 2018.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.

Level Change (Platform 1 - Station Road Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.