Tag: bridge replacement

Glasgow Road Western Railway Bridge

  From the book, “Blantyre Glasgow Road – The Real Story” by Paul Veverka (c) 2017 Glasgow Road Western Railway Bridge ¬† ¬†Another earlier bridge existed near to Bridge 1, at a more westerly position on Glasgow Road. It was situated where today the pedestrian road crossing is adjacent to Lidl Superstore. The line dates […]

1931 Whistleberry Railway Bridge Renovation

A rare and wonderful photo from 1931 in Glasgow Road. Pictured is Glasgow Road leading off to Whistleberry Road and the replacement of the old iron railway bridge. The tram lines are evident running along Glasgow Road, under the railway bridge near Springwells. The contractors were William Arroll, whose site compound was situated alongside Glasgow […]