Falling glass leads to the closure of platform at Scarborough Railway Station

Part of Scarborough Railway Station has been blocked off after falling glass posed a danger to passengers and staff.

Friday, 1st October 2021, 4:48 pm
Updated Friday, 1st October 2021, 4:51 pm
The sign advising passengers of alternative access arrangements

Access to platforms 1 and 2 is currently via the station car park.

A notice in the station reads: “Due to falling glass access to platforms 1 and 2 is via the station car park. The station toilets are closed.

“To get to platforms 1 and 2 exit the station past the taxi rank then follow the main road approx’ 25 yards to the car park gateway”

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“We are working to make the damaged roof safe as quickly as possible and apologise for the inconvenience caused.”

A spokesperson for Network Rail said: “We’re inspecting the roof as part of an investigation – we will know more once that is done.

“We’re putting up netting as a precautionary measure and hoping to have platform 3 open again in the next day or two.”