This line is open and is known as the ^Glasgow Underground^ or ^Clockwork Orange^.
|/ /1890||Glasgow District Subway|
|/ /1894||Glasgow District Subway|
Agreement between the Glasgow District Subway and the Caledonian Railway and Glasgow and South Western Railway companies (owners of the Govan Branch (Glasgow and Paisley Joint Railway)) over purchase of land for Broomloan Depot [Subway] by Govan station.
|14/12/1896||Glasgow District Subway|
Cable hauled double track circular line opened. (An accident on opening day leads to immediate closure, with re-opening the following month.)
|21/01/1897||Glasgow District Subway|
|02/07/1922||Glasgow District Subway|
Jointly run by Glasgow Corporation Tramways and Glasgow Subway Railway Company.
|/ /1923||Glasgow Corporation|
Acquires the Glasgow District Subway and Paisley District Tramways.
|01/08/1923||Glasgow District Subway|
Taken over by Glasgow Corporation Tramways.
|30/11/1935||Glasgow District Subway|
Cable haulage ceases.
|05/12/1935||Glasgow District Subway|
Glasgow District Subway electrified with a third rail and re-opened with a new name.
|03/03/1954||Glasgow District Subway|
Livery changes from red and cream to red.
|21/05/1977||Glasgow District Subway|
Closed for renovation.
|16/04/1980||Glasgow District Subway|
The Glasgow District Subway re-opens as the Glasgow Underground following extensive renovation and modernisation.
|/10/2005||Glasgow District Subway|
Construction begins of multi-storey car park at Shields Road [Subway] station.
|/ /2006||Glasgow District Subway|
During an overhaul programme the trains are repainted into a Strathclyde Passenger Transport livery of carmine and cream.
|/08/2011||Glasgow District Subway|
Hillhead [Subway] station upgraded.
|/05/2019||Glasgow District Subway|
Driverless trains built by Stadler arrive at Broomloan Depot for testing.
This is a circular line. It is entirely underground except the maintenance depot. The circle passes under the Glasgow city centre serving both the north and south sides of the river and continuing west to Govan, Partick and Glasgow^s West End.
The engineers were Simpson and Wilson.
There were several contractors:
George Talbot 1,343 yds
David Shanks 495 yds
Charles Brand and Son 2,119 yds (including Govan [Subway] to Merkland Street [Subway])
John Patterson and Sons 1,227 yds
Hugh Kennedy and Sons 2,559 yds
Watt & Wilson 1,322 yds
James Smith & Co 817 yds
Robert McAlpine and Sons 1,645 yds (much of which was through rock)
This was the first pairing of Simpson and Wilson and Robert McAlpine and Sons who would go on to build the Mallaig Extension (West Highland Railway).
These locations are along the line.
This is an underground station. It is below, and a little to the east of, Partick station which is above at street level.
This is an underground station with access on the north side of Dumbarton Road, just west of the intersection with the south end of Byres Road at Partick Cross. The Kelvin Hall is about a quarter of a mile to the east along Dumbarton Road and the Kelvingrove Art Galleries and Kelvingrove Park are just beyond. The University of Glasgow is to the north east, probably better served by ...More details
This is an underground station with an entrance and ticket office on the east side of Byres Road, about a third of the way from Great Western Road south to Dumbarton Road. The station is close to the well known Ashton Lane. The station is just west of the University of Glasgow.
This underground station has access by long escalator from Great Western Road, from the east end of the bridge over the River Kelvin. At ground level there is a ticket office by the station car park, built on the site of the goods yard of the former Kelvin Bridge station.
This is an underground station on a portion of the Glasgow Subway which runs under Great Western Road. The original surface buildings in the immediate area here were destroyed in preparation for the routing of the M8, and its approaches.
This underground station has access from the north side of Cowcaddens Road. The ticket office is at ground level. The station
This underground station adjoins Glasgow Queen Street High Level and Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, both to the east and connected by a travelator to the underground station. The station is located below the north end of the pedestrianised Buchanan Street. The ticket office is below street level with a glass covered stairwell to the south and glass covered escalator to the north for ...More details