Glasgow Subway reopening delayed

THE month-long upgrade of Glasgow’s Subway system is taking longer to complete, and is now expected to be finished in mid-August – two weeks after the planned reopening.

A rare view of Glasgow’s Subway underground at the point between Govan and Ibrox stations, where the connection leads off left to the Broomloan Road depot. This picture, taken on July 4, shows work getting underway to replace track and pointwork. JONATHAN MCGURK
A rare view of Glasgow’s Subway underground at the point between Govan and Ibrox stations, where the connection leads off left to the Broomloan Road depot. This picture, taken on July 4, shows work getting underway to replace track and pointwork. JONATHAN MCGURK

The Subway, which forms a circular route through the centre and west of the city, closed on
July 2 for track renewal works.

The work centred on the underground junction, where the lines to and from the depot at Broomloan Road join the inner and outer circle lines between Govan and Ibrox stations.

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