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  • Train Stations

    High Street Station

    If you travel to Glasgow, you are unlikely to spend much time at the High Street Railway Station. This small station is not nearly as busy as the three bigger stations in the city – Central, Queens Street and Charing Cross. Still, it does see a fair amount of regular traffic and this demand has kept it open and running over the years. If you are traveling to a specific part of the city, you ...

  • Train Stations

    Queen Street Station

    When traveling to Glasgow in Scotland you will find that the Glasgow Queen Street railway station is the second main line terminus for the city. This massive railway terminus is situated between George Street and Cathedral Street Bridge on the northern end of Queen Street. It enjoys a good reputation and is the third busiest railway station in the country.

  • Train Stations

    Charing Cross Station

    When most people hear the name ‘Charing Cross Railway Station’ they think of the massive and modern-looking railway station that can be found in London. However, there is also a Charing Cross railway station in Scotland. The station is located at the heart of Glasgow and it serves the entire district of Glasgow as well as the city itself. Like most railway stations in the country, it is ...

  • Train Stations

    Glasgow Central Station

    Caledonian Railway first opened the historic Glasgow Central Railway Station in 1879. Then, between 1901 and 1906, Glasgow Central went through an extension process. The concourse and booking hall were finished in 1882 and a year later, in 1883, the Glasgow Central Station Hotel was opened. The Glasgow Railway Station's entrance has beautiful, ornate ironwork and seven pillars holding up the ...

  • Train Stations

    Argyle Street Railway Station

    The Argyle Street Railway Station is located in Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland. Although the name of the Argyle Street Railway Station suggests that the station is located along Argyle Street, it is in fact situated below street level. The Argyle Railway Station was first opened in 1979.

  • Travel

    Train Stations

    Any visitor to Scotland will be looking for a number of alternative ways to travel from town to town as they make their way across the country. Driving yourself is seldom an option that is chosen, as it can be expensive and there are a number of cost effective and simple alternatives available. One of these is the use of trains.

  • Culture

    Education

    Scotland has a long history of distinctive, good quality education and institutions such as the School of St Andrews have become world famous for the age-old role that they have played in the history of premier education. Education really started to take the shape of a formalized system in Scotland during the medieval period when Roman Catholic churches organized schooling in the country. ...

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Motherwell

    Situated in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, you will find Motherwell, a large town south-east of Glasgow, the largest city in the country. There are approximately 93 000 people living in the towns of Motherwell and Wishaw. Motherwell was also one of the main towns in Scotland where steel was produced on a large scale.

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Leadhills

    Leadhills is ranked second to Wanlockhead village as one of the highest villages in Scotland. Leadhills village is approximately 1295 feet or 395 metres high and is located in the Lowther Hills. The town of Leadhills was first founded and developed because of the large quantity of lead situated in this particular area, which was later extensively mined.

  • Glasgow and Clyde Valley

    Lanark

    Lanark is a small town in Scotland. The fascinating town of Lanark has a long history and served as an important market town as far back as the medieval times.