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Motherwell town centre and rail station

Motherwell Rail Station

Motherwell Station Improvements SR2
Image of refurbished and expanded station building

This work has been being carried out by ScotRail with help from Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) and Transport Scotland.

We have worked with these organisations on the proposals for Motherwell Rail Station and coordinated our proposals for Muir Street with the station work.

Motherwell Rail Station upgrade and Muir Street project

Video of Councillor Kelly talking about the work at the station

What was done at the station

The work has provided:

  • improvements to the station building including new cladding and making the entrance area bigger and brighter
  • a new glass roof on the station building
  • new ticketing and retail facilities
  • new staff and passenger facilities including a new waiting area
  • a wider station forecourt with new paving and more space for pedestrians and cyclists
  • a new retaining wall and emergency pedestrian ramp access
  • street furniture and street trees
  • new bike storage racks

This work has been funded by ScotRail, Transport Scotland and SPT.

    See the work as it happened

    Video of the work being done at the station and Muir Street

    Our work on Muir Street which has been funded through the Glasgow City Region City Deal has provided:

    • replacement blue badge parking spaces
    • a drop-off area
    • new taxi rank and access road to the station

    Motherwell Station Improvements SR4
    Station building glass roof
    Artists impression of the improved station concourse
    Artist's impression of the improved station concourse


    Page last updated:
    20 Jul 2023

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