All Glasgow Subway articles

  • Glasgow Subway new train testing (Photo: SPT)
    Metro Report International

    Glasgow Subway train testing gets underway

    2021-12-17T13:53:00Z

    UK: Preliminary testing of the new Stadler trains for the Glasgow Subway has begun, in what Strathclyde Partnership for Transport said marks a ‘major milestone’ for the modernisation of the 10·5 km circular underground line. In March 2016 SPT awarded a consortium of Stadler and Ansaldo ...

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    Metro Report International

    Additional support for Edinburgh Trams and Glasgow Subway

    2021-01-07T10:00:00Z

    UK: The Scottish Government has announced a further £8m of emergency funding for the Glasgow Subway and Edinburgh Trams in response to the on-going financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The third tranche of funding announced on December 23 runs until the end of March. An initial ...

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    Metro Report International

    Glasgow Subway tunnel improvement contract awarded

    2020-11-26T05:00:00Z

    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. The specialist works will include infilling annulus voids, leak sealing and water management to ...

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    Metro Report International

    Emergency support for Glasgow Subway and Edinburgh Trams

    2020-07-08T06:00:00Z

    UK: The Scottish Government is to provide up to £9m of emergency funding for the Glasgow Subway and Edinburgh Trams to help mitigate the financial impact of the drop in ridership as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The emergency measures announced on July 7 will be ...

  • Stadler is supplying 17 four-car driverless trainsets to operate the Glasgow Subway.
    Metro Report International

    First driverless Glasgow Subway train delivered

    2019-05-07T10:57:28Z

    UK: The first of 17 driverless metro trainsets that Stadler is supplying for the Glasgow Subway has arrived in the city ahead of the start of on-site testing. Two more are due to be delivered by the end of the summer. In March 2016 Strathclyde Partnership for Transport approved ...

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    Driverless small-profile metro train for Glasgow presented

    2018-09-21T06:41:32Z

    STADLER: Stadler presented its first four-car driverless metro trainset for use on the Glasgow Subway to its client Strathclyde Partnership for Transport at InnoTrans 2018 in Berlin on September 20. In March 2016 SPT approved the award of a £200m contract to a consortium of Stadler and Ansaldo STS ...

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    First driverless Glasgow Subway train on show

    2018-09-18T08:58:40Z

    UK: The first of 17 driverless metro trains that Stadler is supplying for the Glasgow Subway is being displayed at the InnoTrans 2018 trade fair in Berlin this week. In March 2016 Strathclyde Partnership for Transport approved the award of a £200m contract to a consortium of Stadler Bussnang ...

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    Lloyds Somers supplies Glasgow Subway depot equipment

    2016-08-14T06:00:00Z

    UK: Lloyds Somers has supplied sets of bogie rotators and vehicle lifting jacks for use at the Glasgow Subway depot. The rotators for use with the metro trainsets’ 1 220 mm gauge bogies were a repeat order to a pair which had been supplied previously, but the rail vehicle lifts ...

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    Stadler to supply driverless metro trains to Glasgow

    2016-03-04T15:17:00Z

    UK: Strathclyde Partnership for Transport announced on March 4 that it had approved the award of a £200m contract to a consortium of Stadler Bussnang and Ansaldo STS to supply a fleet of 17 driverless trains and signalling for the Glasgow Subway. The contract forms part of a £288m ...

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    Glasgow Subway upgrade funding package completed

    2012-03-26T13:33:00Z

    UK: The Scottish Government has confirmed the allocation of up to £246m to complete the funding package for a major modernisation of Glasgow's 1 220 mm gauge small-profile metro. A further £41·5m is to be provided by transport authority Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. The upgrading programme is already underway and ...

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    Glasgow Subway upgrade approved

    2011-03-21T12:09:00Z

    UK: Driverless operation, new rolling stock and infrastructure upgrading are set to go ahead on the 1 220 mm gauge Glasgow Subway under a £290m renewal programme announced by Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. Scotland’s Finance Secretary John Swinney confirmed on March 9 that following ‘careful consideration’ of the outline business ...

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    Using mobile phones in the Glasgow subway

    2008-09-10T05:00:00Z

    UK: From December customers of mobile telephone company O2 will be able to make calls from five of the busiest stations on the Glasgow subway. Arqiva will provide multi-user distributed antenna systems to enable mobile phones to work underground at Buchanan Street, St Enoch, Kelvinbridge, Hillhead and ...