Springburn Express

Glasgow Corporation Tramway System was one of the largest urban tramway systems in Europe until it was phased out in 1962. Over 1000 municipally owned trams served the city of Glasgow, Scotland with over 100 route miles by 1922. Track Gauge Glasgow's tram lines had a highly unusual track gauge of 4 feet 73⁄4 inches (1,416 mm). This was to permit 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge railway wagons to... Continue Reading →

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

After my visit to the Fossil Grove I thought about where else I could go in the limited time I had left, especially as it was getting late in the afternoon. For me, the most obvious place was the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum which houses one of Europe's great civic art collections and is... Continue Reading →

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