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Date/Time

  • Sat, 4 Aug 2018, 12:00-15:30
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Location

  • Glasgow Central Station, Gordon St., Glasgow, G1 3SL

IRO Area


Event Details

This event was originally advertised to go ahead on 21 July 2018.  Due to reasons out of our control, the tour will now take place on Saturday 4 August.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Explore one of Glasgow’s most iconic landmarks, from the platforms to the subterranean vaults on a Glasgow Central Tour!  The tour explores many parts of the station. You’ll find yourself walking through tunnels, boiler rooms and darkened basements, exploring the dark corners of Glasgow Central Station’s subterranean sprawl below the streets.  Walk down winding stairwells, turn sharp corners and before you know it you’ll find yourself in the underground vaults beneath the station – built as store houses for  a city at the peak of its power as the technological and industrial beating heart of a long ago empire. The architecture and engineering make Glasgow Central Station not only an inspiring spectacle of stunning craftsmanship but also a transportation hub of great beauty.

This tour will be of particular interest to those who are interested in railway history.

The visit will end at approx 14:00 hrs.  Light refreshments will be provided afterwards.

For those without free rail travel, it may be possible to provide assistance with the train fare; please note when booking if you require this.

Please note that this visit is a limited numbers event.  Therefore, please book as soon as possible, as places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.  Further details will be given to those who have been allocated a place.  To book your place please use the booking from below. Please note you will need to be logged on to the IRO website to book.  If you do not know your username or password please contact the Stafford office and a member of the team will be able to help you.  Call 03333 440523 or email admin@railwayoperators.co.uk.

If a delegate subsequently cannot attend, it is essential that they notify the organiser; late advice or failure to notify may reduce eligibility for subsequent events.

Members are requested to bring along with them their membership cards.

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Bookings

This event is fully booked.

Added on the website on August 4, 2018