Accessibility

Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

We will be making some essential changes to our website hosting which will affect our websites from Friday 6 – Monday 9 December. During this time, this website will not be available.

We thank you for your patience while we work to improve the stability of our websites. For further updates, check our Twitter @HistEnvScot.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Interior View showing West Highland Line train

SC 795427

Description Interior View showing West Highland Line train

Date 1986

Collection John R Hume

Catalogue Number SC 795427

Category On-line Digital Images

Scope and Content Train at Queen Street Station, West George Street, Glasgow This view from the south-south-east was taken in 1986, and shows a type 37 diesel-electric locomotive, one of a class introduced in 1960. It has brought the coaches to form a West Highland Railway train into the station, and will help to push it up the Cowlairs Incline. This locomotive was one of a number of the class altered to work on the West Highland Railway. Also in this view is the overall roof built in 1880 by P & W MacLellan to designs by James Carsewell, which survived the 1960s rebuilding. Queen Street Station was opened in 1842 by the Edinburgh & Glasgow Railway, and rebuilt and extended by the North British Railway in 1878-80. It was rebuilt again by British Railways in the 1960s, retaining the overall roof of 1880. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference CT60

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/795427

Collection Hierarchy - Item Level

Collection Level (551 147) John R Hume

> Item Level (SC 795427) Interior View showing West Highland Line train

People and Organisations

Events

Attribution & Licence Summary

Attribution: © HES. Reproduced courtesy of J R Hume

Licence Type: Permission to Reproduce

You may: copy, display, store and make derivative works [eg documents] solely for licensed personal use at home or solely for licensed educational institution use by staff and students on a secure intranet.

Under these conditions: Display Attribution, No Commercial Use or Sale, No Public Distribution [eg by hand, email, web]

Full Terms & Conditions and Licence details

MyCanmore Text Contributions