Glasgow Central Station Extension (Caledonian Railway)

Introduction

Glasgow Central was extended to the west in 1904 for which a new bridge over the Clyde was built (Clyde Viaduct [Glasgow Central]).




Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Bridge Street Junction (South) to Bridge Street



This view shows the offices at Bridge Street looking from Bridge Street itself. ...
Graham Morgan 12/08/2006
A Class 156 still in old ScotRail colours passes Bridge Street in the approach to Glasgow Central ...
Graham Morgan 05/08/2006
This view shows the offices at Bridge Street looking from Bridge Street itself. The inscription above the door gives a clue to the date of the ...
Graham Morgan 12/08/2006
90 003 at Glasgow Central in 1991. ...
John Gray //
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Bridge Street to Glasgow Central Extension

This hoist connected Glasgow Central station, above, with the very important steamer quay, Broomielaw Quay. The hoist was located in the southern part of the station.
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The imposing bridge over the River Clyde south of Glasgow Central was built in 1904-08 and modified in 1961 when the original Clyde Viaduct [Glasgow Central] [1st] was removed.
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The view south from the Broomielaw under the Glasgow Central approach viaduct over the Clyde. ...
Ewan Crawford //1998
Jubilee 45627 'Sierra Leone' arrives punctually in Glasgow Central at 7.10pm on 9th July 1965, with a Fridays and Saturdays only Liverpool – Glasgow ...
Robin McGregor 09/07/1965
A Class 156 departs Glasgow Central across the Clyde Viaduct. The supports for the old viaduct are in the forground. Taken from Glasgow Bridge. ...
Graham Morgan 17/06/2006
Looking northeast across the Clyde Viaduct to Glasgow Central Station on 25 March. ...
John Furnevel 25/03/2007
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This is the busiest station in Scotland. It was established by the Caledonian Railway in 1879 and was hugely expanded in 1901-5.
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See also
Glasgow Central Station (Caledonian Railway)
314202 awaits its next duty at platform 7, Glasgow Central on 10th January 2019. It had recently arrived and the next trip was around the inner ...
John McIntyre 10/01/2019
A Voyager heads south out of Glasgow Central. ...
Veronica Clibbery 06/09/2017
A CrossCountry train at Glasgow Central. ...
Veronica Clibbery 16/09/2019
Part of a First World War exhibition at Glasgow Central. ...
John Yellowlees 19/01/2017
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