Uddingston Access for All
Uddingston Access for All
A project to improve accessibility at Uddingston station.
From November 2023, a project to improve accessibility at Uddingston station will commence.
This project will provide step-free access to platforms 1 and 2 at Uddingston station by installing a new footbridge and lift system as part of an ongoing investment to improve accessibility in Scotland’s railway stations.
Network Rail reveals plans to provide step-free access at Uddingston station
Network Rail plans to improve accessibility for passengers at Uddingston station by installing a new footbridge and lift system.
Great turnout at drop-in information session
Thanks to everyone who attended our Community Drop in session regarding Uddingston Access For All project.
It was great to speak to so many members of the community about our plans to provide step-free access at the South Lanarkshire station.
Our teams will be setting up on site towards the end of the month. Ahead of this, we will be writing to those who live nearby, sharing further information of our upcoming work programmes.
We look forward to providing regular updates as the project progresses.
Work set to start
Scotland’s Railway will begin construction work to provide step-free access between platforms at Uddingston station.
Our teams will be setting up on site from November 20, with construction work to install a new footbridge and lift system set to start work in early December.
Train services will continue to operate as normal through the station but there will be some temporary changes to access during construction. Read the full press release here.
We will soon commence our essential work to provide step-free access at Uddingston station as part of an ongoing investment to improve accessibility in Scotland’s railway stations.
The project has been funded by the Access for All (AfA) scheme.
AfA is a rolling programme of investment designed to improve access within stations for people with impaired mobility.
Since its launch in 2006, Access for All has funded improvements at 27 Scottish stations. Johnstone and Croy station improvements were completed in 2022 with work at Port Glasgow station currently underway. Anniesland and Dumfries stations are also in development for potential future accessibility improvements through the Access for All programme.
What will change?
The new footbridge will be accessed by a staircase and lift shaft at each end, making it easier for people with impaired mobility or those travelling with luggage, children, or bicycles to access the platforms.
It will be an uncovered footbridge made of steel and is to be located approximately 25m to the west of the existing footbridge, which will be removed after the new one is installed.