NS5566 : Partick subway station

taken 14 years ago, near to Partick, Glasgow, Great Britain

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Partick subway station
Partick subway station
Directly beneath the railway station of the same name.

See the new colour scheme in 2013 here NS5566 : Partick subway station.
The Glasgow Subway

The Glasgow Subway opened in 1896 and is the third oldest underground railway in the world, predated by the London and Budapest systems.

It is a very simple system consisting of fifteen stations arranged in a 10.4Km loop around the centre and west side of the city. There are two lines; the Inner Circle and the Outer Circle which run in parallel tunnels through each of the stations. The lines run entirely under ground and pass under the Clyde twice.

The four foot gauge is very uncommon and is due to the small tunnel size. The trains themselves are also small, even toy-like when compared with those on major metro systems around the world.

Here is a Link to a geograph article which provides more information about the subway.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 October, 2007   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 24 October, 2007
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Railway station (Underground)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 556 664 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:52.1930N 4:18.5380W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 556 664
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