Tag: blantyre railway station

Blantyre Railway Station Artwork

  Kirsty McLean messaged me recently with a question, adding,“My wee boy who is 5 was asking about the metal statues at the train station. I told him they were something to do with David Livingstone but he’s was less than impressed with that answer. Can you give me more info on them please? You […]

The 1962 Royal Visit to Blantyre

Blantyre has seen several Royal visits over the last Century, four in total that i can find. The first in 1929 when the Queen Mother opened David Livingstone Centre, the second in 1942, when , on a Nationwide Royal visit to boost wartime morale, she visited again this time to the Miners Welfare Bowling Club. […]