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Scotland fans queuing at Glasgow Central Station today on their way to Hampden may be unaware their predecessors took an entirely different route onto trains, involving a long-disused football tunnel hidden under the platforms.
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Glasgow Central: About half way up each platform, in the older part of the station, Glasgow Central used to have access to a subway between each platform and further passages to the low level platforms and Argyle Stre ...
Ewan Crawford //1987

Avanti West Coast vowed to mount another bid to break the London-Glasgow rail record after its attempt today failed by just 21 seconds.
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Bay Horse: On the ultimately unsuccessful attempt to break the Euston to Glasgow speed record, 390044 'Royal Scot' hurries through Bay Horse on 17th June 2021. This charity fund raising event was a joint event b ...
Mark Bartlett 17/06/2021

An attempt to break the 36-year-old record for the fastest train journey between London and Glasgow will be made on Thursday (June 17).
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Bay Horse: On the ultimately unsuccessful attempt to break the Euston to Glasgow speed record, 390044 'Royal Scot' hurries through Bay Horse on 17th June 2021. This charity fund raising event was a joint event b ...
Mark Bartlett 17/06/2021

A new rail speed record between London and Glasgow is to be attempted by Avanti West Coast, sources have told The Scotsman.
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Filming for the new series of hit documentaryInside Central Station is now underway.

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ScotRail has announced a new change to its bus service in Glasgow city centre between Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street.

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Glasgow Central: The Glasgow interstations bus - now in ScotRail livery. Photographed on 7 April 2015 at Central station.
John Yellowlees 07/04/2015


Glasgow Central: A snappier title for Glasgow's interstation bus, seen outside Central on 10 August 2015.
John Yellowlees 10/08/2015

Network Rail has shared a sneak-peak of the progress of a restoration project in Glasgow's city centre.

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Clyde Viaduct [Glasgow Central]: A plastic-shrouded Clyde bridge as seen from King George V Bridge with Central station just visible. The images posted on the hoardings are not visualisations of the finished work, just photos of how ...
David Panton 07/10/2020

A woman flew into a rage and pushed a train manager so hard he fell backwards from a platform into a train.

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Many Glaswegians understand the history and romance of the Central Station clock.
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Glasgow Central: The clock at Glasgow Central has taken on rather a spooky appearance for Hallowe'en. Seen against a backdrop of the glazed roof and a darkened sky.
John Yellowlees 26/10/2015

Tuesday night's 'The Architecture the Railways Built' has become a staple on our tv viewing calendars. And with not a lot else to pop on the calendar, its nice to have an hour of fascinating television, showcasing the incredible sights of the railway in the UK and further afield.
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Wemyss Bay: The concourse at Wemyss Bay with the flowers in full bloom.
Alastair McLellan 01/08/2017


Forth Bridge: Class A1 No.60163 'Tornado' crossing The Forth Bridge above North Queensferry with the northbound ' Aberdonian '.
John Gray 16/09/2019


Glenfinnan Viaduct: Black 5 No. 45407 leaves an attractive smoke trail as it crosses Glenfinnan Viaduct on 10 October 2012 with The Jacobite steam service to Mallaig.
John Gray 10/10/2012

Multiple train routes from Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central are seeing 'major disruptions' due to the snow.
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We all know what happened to Grahamston, but what about the other areas that were lost to the arrival of train stations, lines and goods depots?
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High Street East Junction: View west at High Street East Junction on 8 June 1957 as 57553 approaches from the Saltmarket direction with a down freight on the CGU line. Over on the right 67631 is passing with an eastbound train ...
G H Robin collection by courtesy of the Mitchell Library, Glasgow 08/06/1957

Scotrail has scrapped its service from Milngavie to Central Station during the day.
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The train arriving at Glasgow Central on October 19, 1914, carried 900 Belgian refugees.

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There are no trains between Glasgow Central, Largs and Ardrossan after heavy weather closed the lines.

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A stunning new mural has been unveiled in Glasgow Central station to raise awareness of mental health support services across Scotland.
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Glasgow Central: A stunning new mural has been unveiled in Glasgow Central station to raise awareness of mental health support services across Scotland. Network Rail has joined forces with the Samaritans and Breath ...
Network Rail /12/2020

A series of six stoppages in support of a disciplined train conductor have been scrapped by the Rail Maritime and Transport (RMT) union after he was reinstated.
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Scotrail workers at Glasgow Central station are to go on strike over alleged 'disciplinary abuses' from bosses.

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Glasgow Central: The Gordon Street frontage of Glasgow Central on the evening of the 21st of November. Above the entrance is the Caledonian's hotel, now the Grand Central Hotel.
Ewan Crawford 21/11/2016


Glasgow Central: The large, open, bright and airy space of the Glasgow Central concourse.
Beth Crawford 23/05/2018

Inside Central Station will return to BBC Scotland after reaching nearly 700,000 Scots to date.

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From famous visitors to those of us who pass through every day, this surely comes under the title of one of Glasgow's best loved buildings.
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Network Rail engineers will be renewing track and signalling between Glasgow and Paisley next weekend as part of a £170m project to increase capacity and flexibility on one of country's busiest routes.
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Paisley Gilmour Street: Welcome to Paisley Gilmour Street - main northside station entrance in July 2005.
John Furnevel 30/07/2005


Glasgow Central: Replacement bus services waiting at the Gordon Street entrance to Glasgow Central on 29th December 2007 during Network Rail engineering works.
Graham Morgan 29/12/2007


Hillington East: What had two, then four, now has two again and will soon have three? View east from Hillington East showing the new gantries for overhead wires in connection with the additional line. Those masts in t ...
Ewan Crawford 10/05/2008

Network Rail is inviting the community of Gallowhill to drop-in and meet the project team delivering the £170m enhancement of the railway linking Glasgow to the Clyde coast and Ayrshire
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Paisley Gilmour Street: A family and 3 pigeons await the next train at Gilmour Street on a warm Saturday afternoon in July 2005, as a Hunterston - Longannet coal train rumbles through the adjacent platform.
John Furnevel 30/07/2005


Arkleston Junction: Two Black 5s emerge westbound from under the Arkleston Road Bridge, where they had been held at signals. The train nearest the camera is heading for Gourock while the other is on the Ayr line. At this ...
Colin Miller //1966


Arkleston Junction: You want to put a third track where? View looks east to Glasgow from Arkleston Junction. Once a tunnel, then opened out for four tracks, now two.
Ewan Crawford 10/09/2007

The Paisley Corridor Improvements (PCI) project will upgrade the track and signalling on the busy rail corridor between Shields junction in Glasgow and Paisley Gilmour St station.


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Paisley Gilmour Street: Panorama - Paisley Gilmour Street - view west on 30 July 2005.
John Furnevel 30/07/2005


Arkleston Junction: The 15.00 service from Glasgow Central to Ayr westbound at Arkleston Junction on 31 August, passing the greenery on the left that marks the path of the old Renfrew Line. Track workers are at the ends ...
Colin Miller 31/08/2010


Hillington East: What had two, then four, now has two again and will soon have three? View east from Hillington East showing the new gantries for overhead wires in connection with the additional line. Those masts in t ...
Ewan Crawford 10/05/2008

Two rail firms received near-maximum fines yesterday for repeatedly failing to repair track faults which led to the derailment of a train at Scotland's busiest station.
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