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Glasgow, Buchanan Street, Buchanan Street Subway Station

Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Site Name Glasgow, Buchanan Street, Buchanan Street Subway Station

Classification Railway Station (19-20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Buchanan Street Underground Station

Canmore ID 278858

Site Number NS56NE 4917

NGR NS 59056 65549

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Glasgow (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS56NE 4917 59056 65549

Buchanan Street

Underground Station [NAT]

OS AIB (GIS) map, 2006.

For general account of the Glasgow Subway system, see NS56NE 4915.

Buchanan Street Station (Glasgow Subway). This station was opened by the Glasgow District Subway on 14 December 1896, but closed the same day (with the remainder of the system); it was reopened on 21 January 1897. Together with the remainder of the system, the station was closed for refurbishment by the Greater Glasgow Passenger Transport Executive on 21 May 1977. It reopened on 16 April 1980, and remains in regular use by passenger traffic.

The available map evidence does not indicate a specific location for this station within the W frontage of 3Buchanan Street.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 February 2006.

R V J Butt 1995.


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