NS5864 : Gorbals Street railway bridge renovation

taken 5 years ago, near to Glasgow, Great Britain

Gorbals Street railway bridge renovation
Gorbals Street railway bridge renovation
The City Union Railway bridge at the site of the long closed Main Street station which was immediately to the right of the bridge. Shot blasting is going on inside the sealed section of the bridge.

The tower in the distance is at the City Chambers, with the large "People Make Glasgow" banner on the City of Glasgow College building at Cathedral Street also visible.
People Make Glasgow

"People Make Glasgow" is the city's latest promotion campaign. In the days and weeks leading up to the 2014 Commonwealth Games, the campaign slogan has been popping up at various prominent locations in and around the city centre.

Here is an extract from the campaign web site LinkExternal link ...

"Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB) is the official destination marketing organisation (DMO) for the city of Glasgow.
As a public / private organisation established by Glasgow City Council in 2005, Glasgow City Marketing Bureau's role is to communicate Glasgow's reputation as a world-class city in which to live, work, study, invest and visit.
As custodian of the PEOPLE MAKE GLASGOW brand, Glasgow City Marketing Bureau works with numerous partners, stakeholders and businesses to position and promote Glasgow across national and international markets as one of Europe's most vibrant, dynamic and diverse cities.
Glasgow City Marketing Bureau is engaged in a wide-range of activity aimed at delivering economic and social benefits for Glasgow through leisure and business tourism. This activity comprises:
Development and implementation of the PEOPLE MAKE GLASGOW city brand
Strategic destination marketing communications campaigns across key target markets
Bidding for, attracting and managing high-profile major events, conventions and exhibitions
Responsibility for conference and event accommodation bookings
- See more at: LinkExternal link

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Sunday, 8 May, 2016   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 31 July, 2016
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Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways  Construction, Development 
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Bridge 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5893 6401 [10m precision]
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