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East Kilbride Station

Torrance Road, West Mains, East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, G74 1AR

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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 06:00 - 23:25.
  • Tuesday 06:00 - 23:25.
  • Wednesday 06:00 - 23:25.
  • Thursday 06:00 - 23:25.
  • Friday 06:00 - 23:25.
  • Saturday 07:00 - 23:25.
  • Sunday 09:40 - 17:20.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located off Torrance Road.
    • 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 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 490cm x 580cm (16ft 1in x 19ft).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 3m (3yd 10in) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • 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 a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located to the left of the ticket office entrance.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

Outside Access (Ticket Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 98cm (3ft 3in).

Outside Access (Out of Hours Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the ticket office entrance.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 115cm (3ft 9in).

Level Change (Out of Hours Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

Outside Access (Car Park 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 267cm (8ft 9in).

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) 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 does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Comments View
    • The desk has a section that can be lowered to a height of approximately 80cm.

Train Station

  • There are generally 1 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located on Torrance Road.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for ScotRail.
  • There is a taxi rank at the station.
  • The taxi rank is located to the left of the ticket office entrance.
  • The taxi rank is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the ticket office entrance.
  • Shops and services within the station include The Station Kiosk.
  • All key concourse shops and services have level access.
  • There are 1 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) which has/have level access is / are 1.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1.
    • Accessible toilets are located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are located on platform(s) 1.
    • Accessible toilets are located on the main station concourse.
    • There is a wheelchair available to borrow.
    • To borrow a wheelchair, please ask at the ticket office.
  • Comments View
    • Assistance can only be provided if booked in advance via the helpline.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is Braille, tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the ticket office entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on platform 1.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens by sliding (automatically).
    • The door is push pad activated.
    • The door is locked by a push button or pad.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 161cm x 225cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 5in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on both sides.
    • The lateral transfer space is 92cm (3ft).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is sensor.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 94cm (3ft 1in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents are not available in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service cannot be requested.