History. Withdrawn from service in October 1971, it was finally cut up at A. Re: tunnels. • Five miles south of Leyburn, adult £13, 4-15 years £11, family (2 + 2) £46, theforbiddencorner.co.uk anyway, i spend a good couple of months working in edinburghs' waverly station, was anybody aware that from the service tunnels at the back of coopers bar you can proceed to go down no less than 7 levels. Class '17' Clayton No.D8539 on Polmadie shed on 10th August 1969. King's scrapyard in Norwich some 5 years later. From information that I have been able to piece together, it was built as a private wayleave by the Glasgow Telephone Company (later GPO > PO Telephones > BT). Those based in Glasgow spent most of their lives working towards Ayr and Stranraer and via Dumfries to Carlisle. Glasgow Green Station “This picture was taken in 1969 from just inside the west tunnel at Glasgow Green Station looking east toward Bridgeton Cross. From Bridgeton Cross station the tunnel profile was ‘cut and cover’ up to GG. ... For everything Glasgow and the West. Glasgow Subway tunnel improvement contract awarded 2020-11-26T05:00:00+00:00 UK: Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has awarded Freyssinet a five-year contract to undertake tunnel lining improvements as part of the second phase of the modernisation of the Glasgow Subway. An even more extensive set of tunnels and chambers runs underneath the southern sections of the market area, the remains of stabling from the days when horses were used to pull wagons and canal boats. The GPO’s telephone business later became British Telecom which was sold to the public out of government ownership and is today called BT. 35.9k. I can confirm the tunnel at Dial House and Telephone house was just the latest and last addition to the GPO/BT tunnels and was solely intended for cable running. It would seem plausabile that glasgow would have a nuclear shelter of some description, but as for the location of queen street ???? 466. Today, since 1979, the platforms have been cut back into a series of steps at either side. Members. 4 years ago. Efforts to improve the transport infrastructure of Glasgow post-World War II were hit by the problem of crossing the Clyde.Downstream of Jamaica Street in the city centre, it was perceived to be impossible to build a bridge due to the prevalence of shipping in what had been the second city of the British Empire still reliant on the sea. And while its coffins and dark tunnels may be frightening for kids, isn’t that the point? There is one sole survivor of the class, D8568, originally a class of 117 locomotives. This is Dial House in Glasgow built in 1969 at a cost of £2.5 million to hold the analogue telephone trunk call technology of the 1970s for the General Post Office. The tunnels spread out all over glasgow's center joining up all the old banks and also the telephone exchanges. Hi there, sorry for the late reply :) just new here and was reading through a few threads I don't want to burst the bubble here the college bar and all the staff make up a lot of stories to get people interested in them as it is the oldest pub in Glasgow :).