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Blantyre Station

Station Road, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, G72 9BB

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Introduction

Location

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

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.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:10 - 20:30.
  • Tuesday 06:10 - 20:30.
  • Wednesday 06:10 - 20:30.
  • Thursday 06:10 - 20:30.
  • Friday 06:10 - 20:30.
  • Saturday 06:10 - 20:30.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located opposite the booking office and platform 1.
    • 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 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 330cm x 490cm (10ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the car park platform 1 entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 22m (24yd 2in) from the car park platform 1 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located to the left of the car park, just before the ticket office and platform 1 entrance.

Outside Access (Ticket Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 97cm (3ft 2in).

Level Change (Ticket Office Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Outside Access (Station Road Platform 1 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located next to the ticket office.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 230cm (7ft 7in).

Level Change (Station Road Platform 1 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.

Outside Access (Car Park Platform 1 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).

Outside Access (Rosebank Avenue Platform 2 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Rosebank Avenue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).

Level Change (Rosebank Avenue Platform 2 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 moderate.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The desk/counter is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the ticket office entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments View
    • The ticket desk is height adjustable to allow all users easy access.
    • There is seating available with armrests in the ticket office.

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 20.30 - 06.10.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located to the left of the car park.
  • The ticket office is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the Station Road platform 1 entrance.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • 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) which has/have level access is / are 1.
  • The platform(s) accessed by ramp / slope is / are 1-2.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by either level access / ramps / lifts / stairclimber from inside the station is / are 1-2.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by using alternative outside access entrances only 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).
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.
  • Comments View
    • Assistance can only be provided if it is booked in advance via the helpline.
    • There is sheltered seating on platform 2 accessed via a deep step without handrails.

Level Change (Footbridge)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the footbridge.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • 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 on platforms 1 and 2.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • An assistance dog toilet area can be provided onsite.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located in the car park.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.