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Photo listing : route signs (problem)

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The Carnbroe foot and cycle bridge over the A8 dual carriageway. Why no direction sign? I know where it leads to, but that's not the point.

A route sign pointing in an ambiguous direction, and no clue as to how one should rejoin the carriageway. All of the crossings are for pedestrians only. The shared-use footway does continue around the corner to the left into Kirkshaws Road.

Signs at the junction of bridges over the massive Shawhead road junction. You'll know where you're going if coming from Eurocentral? The route to/from Eurocentral is shut just now in any case, with no signed diversion.

Two of these signs are pointing in the wrong direction. With non-logical routes involving multiple turns for destinations served by direct roads, it's important that signs can't be turned around. The signs on the M8 motorway in the backgrou ... [more]

The M8 cyclepath crosses the busy A752 road and A8 sliproad at grade. Why only a flyover for motorists? And no directions facing this way for NCN75 other than a Sustrans sticker.

Why is the route sign so far away from the junction?

How can anyone trust signage like this? See further comments at #70290.

Little difference from my last visit at #70285.

According to my map from the council, Cumbernauld Cycle Network route 4 does not go up this busy road. I checked at the Balloch Roundabout and there were no further signs.

If the route to Bellshill and Coatbridge is so important, why does the shared-use footway alongside the A725 basically peter out at the top of Bogs Brae?

@andy_fab @BritishSigns @ShowMeASignBlog Today's position. At least the Coatbridge sign (hidden) is now pointing the right way [The others are pointing the wrong way. Strathclyde Business Park also needs added to the Uddingston sign, which ... [more]

The cycleway crosses the A8 sliproad on an uncontrolled crossing to the right of the mini-roundabout. When I crossed, a driver stopped to wave me across when I suddenly appeared from behind a van. I get that there are roadworks going on, ... [more]

"Use Footway Opposite" - not directed at anyone in particular.

Route NCN75 turns left onto the road here, but the nearest dropped kerb is behind the bush on the left.

Sign for routes 1e and 1f pointing the wrong way. Signs for route 1 are only visible to those already on this route and not to those arriving on routes 1e and 1f. Route 1 is routed via the ramp between the bridge and Cumbernauld station, ... [more]

Back onto the path, but first, which car do I risk accidentally scratching? No dropped kerb and no thought as to how this space is actually used.

Because going straight ahead would be too difficult. See #80303 for what happens next.

The second sign on route 2, starting from #80246 at Abronhill. I had to search for this one.

The point in Abronhill where routes 2 and 3 of the Cumbernauld Cycle Network meet. Except route 2 goes through the health centre car park, and route 2a goes to Palacerigg Country Park, not the station.

You have to be alert to avoid the steps (left foreground) and find the ramp (right), whilst looking out for signs. Cycling not built into Abronhill, but added as a cheap afterthought.

Lamppost partially blocking dropped kerb forming part of cycle route whose signs are fixed to said lamppost.

Spot the sign for route 3. (It's next to the underpass entrance).

Completely random signs at path junction. The path to the left goes to Wardpark Industrial Estate, not the town centre or Ravenswood, and is not part of the Cumbernauld Cycle Network. The path forking right does lead to Abronhill, but is ro ... [more]

Confusing signage at path junction. Does 'fork left' mean take the path to the left, or go straight across the junction? (It's the latter). Photo #80234 shows a close up view of the sign in the background.

A vandalised cycle route sign attached to a pedestrian waymarker post. There also isn't a right turn at this T-junction, so the waymarker post must be facing the wrong way. See also #80231.

A vandalised cycle route sign attached to a pedestrian waymarker post, at a sharp turn. See also #80232.

Signs for route 3a facing the wrong way at path T-junction. It's also unclear who the 'Cyclists Dismount' sign is aimed at. All directions?

The sign for route 3 should be facing people coming off the bridge over Wilderness Brae.

Single-sided signs for route 1a on the footway at Carrickstone. Is nobody going to join the route here? And confusion for anyone following Cumbernauld's multicoloured arrow waymarker posts.

Lots of signs at this junction in Dullatur, of which the cycle route signs are the least conspicuous. This road is very much a through route for cycling. The junction of the Cumbernauld Cycle Network's routes 1a and 5.

Another ambiguous route sign, and if it wasn't for the 'End of Route' sign being visible at the top of the ramp, it would appear the route continued through the car park.

An ambiguous route sign that doesn't make it clear whether route 1 is up the hill or through the car park.

Incorrect route sign at junction between Cumbernauld cycle routes 1e and 1f. 1e goes to Condorrat East to the right, 1f to Condorrat West (and Dalshannon) to the left.

Route signs that have been twisted around so they are not facing on-coming users. Routes 1 and 1b part company here.

A route sign for cycle route 1. No mention of routes 1a or 1b that we saw back at #70711. Have we missed the turnoff?

Welcome to Cumbernauld! Some of the route signs have been twisted round a bit, so it is not obvious which route they point to at the crossroads of paths. Routes 1a and 1b are signed from here, but do not reappear on the signs until they bra ... [more]

Once across the footbridge from the car park, it's back onto the Cumbernauld path network, but this sign seems a bit confused. According to the council map I have, route 1 to Croy and route 3 to Ravenswood is left, route 3 to Cumbernauld Gl ... [more]

Route sign for cycle route 1 directing cyclists down the complex ramp at the railway station (which has 'Cyclists Dismount' signs here and at #67691), and the starting sign for routes 1e and 1f. It may be better to start the route outside t ... [more]

The route sign for the turn into Kelvin Road North is positioned on the far side of the triangular junction, so cannot be seen properly until it is too late to turn. It also says Cumbernauld Station is 1 3/4 miles away, when it is nearer 1/ ... [more]

Route 2 forks left here, not right.

Route signs all pointing 90 degrees away from the correct direction for each.

Damaged route sign pointing slightly downwards in Cumbernauld town centre. [In this photo https://flic.kr/p/oUftnt the signs point in different directions.]

A 'turn left' sign for this location where the route turns right then swings around to the left, up ramp onto footbridge over North Carbrain Road.

Route sign hidden in tree.

Sign says route 2 forks right here. Now possibly it means cross the footbridge and back through the underpass in #70416, but forking left leads there directly.

By 'fork left' do they mean turn left and cross under the dual carriageway only to cross back at #70418, or go straight ahead?

An 'End of Route' sign, presumably for Cumbernauld cycle route 2, and signs with destinations facing across the road and towards a hedge for going towards the town centre. The Cumbernauld to Glasgow cycle route continues along the main r ... [more]

Route signs on the far side of the junction, not really visible on the approach when turning decision needs to be made on a main road. The sign for route 4 is only visible for someone coming from the Condorrat Ring Road, not from Mollins ... [more]

Spot the route sign for Cumbernauld cycle route 2. This section of route is on-road, unlike most of the Cumbernauld cycle network, and on a 40mph road at that!

The reverse of #70290, in the centre of the Craiglinn Interchange roundabout.

A total mess! It appears that all 6 signs for this triangular junction at Craiglinn Interchange have been put on the one pole, at one corner of the junction, and the signs have been twisted around to point in random directions. (Reverse see ... [more]

Some signs twisted around pole (square poles could have been used to prevent this). Destinations could aid users in deciding between route numbers on a network which has pretty minimal publicity besides the signs themselves.

Does 'fork right' mean take path or road straight ahead? Route 4 to Croy should be 'turn left'. No dropped kerb for anyone who has cycled on the road but now wishes to take the path to follow the cycle route or just simply to avoid the r ... [more]

Cumbernauld's cycle route 1 turns right here, at Cumbernauld railway station. No destination named for either direction. The roadway is one way.

Signs for Cumbernauld's cycle route 2. I'm not sure which way they are meant to be facing.

NCN75 turns left, but should cyclists use the A73's busy carriageway or cross over to the footway? See also #51043.

NCN 75 turns right here, but single-sided sign cannot be read from either direction if approaching on NCN 75.

Junction of old and new routes of NCN 75. No mention of what is up ramp, just a plain 'straight on' sign. Also, railing hinders access to and from Bredisholm Road, which provides a shortcut to Glasgow via Baillieston.

Entrance to Luggie Glen path on Glasgow Road, with tiny writing on route sign. For sign on path see #43969.

Route signs on old route of NCN 75 pointing in opposite directions along Woodside Street. One should point along path behind where photo was taken from. They should also be larger so can be seen from other side of road. (See also #43939 and ... [more]

Sustrans right turn sticker without route number, but it appears the route actually turned right onto path at previous corner where there was a left arrow on its own. Old route of NCN 75 in Coatbridge.

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