Glasgow Central Station

99 Gordon Street  G1 3SL

Sir Robert Rowand Anderson, 1879; Donald Matheson & James Miller, 1899-1906

Category A Listed

Explore the many hidden parts of Glasgow Central Station. Youll find yourself walking through tunnels, boiler rooms and darkened basements. See the station architecture that led Victorian engineering and discover the tales behind them. Over 16s only; appropriate footwear.

Glasgow Central Station Tours is a journey into the past to sample the cultural, social and architectural history of Glasgow at the peak of its power as the beating industrial heart of the British Empire. The city was swollen with migrants from all over Britain and the globe coming to work in the newly industrialised city. Glasgow Central Station became the terminus for all things from the south and the start point for all things to the south and beyond. Come and see station architecture that amazed and led Victorian engineering. Beneath the platforms are catacombs of long abandoned storehouses. Hear heart achingly sad stories of how two world wars affected the station. Come and see Glasgow’s history through the life of Glasgow Central Station.

Discover Glasgows Industrial Heritage: Train station still at a central part of Glasgows transport.

Number in Brochure: 13

Opening Times

Tours: Sat & Sun 11am & 2pm; 1 hour. Meeting Point: Next to Mobility Point (M&S side)

Advanced Booking Essential

Additional Booking Information:

Booking opens at 10am on Wednesday 26th August 2015.

Please be aware that Doors Open Day events are very popular and will book out quickly.

Spaces are limited per person. As this building is very popular tickets have been limited to 2 per person to give as many different people as possible an opportunity to get involved.

Please only book for events that you intend to go to and cancel your space as soon as possible if you are unable to attend.

If the event is fully booked please feel free to add yourself to the wait list, if a space becomes available you will be contacted and will have one day to respond. Please be aware that you must add yourself to the waitlist for every space and for the times that you want ie. if looking for three spaces at any time, add your name 3 times to each event time.

Access

Restrictions on Access: Over 16s only; appropriate footwear.
No Disabled Access
Stairs unsuitable, extended walking.

Facilities

Disabled Toilet
Toilets
Refreshments Available

Getting Here

Nearest Train or Subway Station(s): Central

Parking: On Street Parking Available Charges Apply

Contact

gctours@networkrail.co.uk

www.glasgowcentraltours.co.uk

www.facebook.com/pages/Glasgow-Central-Station-Tour

www.twitter.com/NetworkRailGLC

 

 

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Glasgow Central Station

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Glasgow Central Station
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