Life through a lens

Deeper Underground

Deeper Underground, originally uploaded by alephnaught.

Amongst my earliest memories of public transport was the last six months of Glasgow Underground before it got modernised. My mum, pictured, would take me down a staircase onto a small platform in a box room, we’d see this fantastic museum piece of a train, pictured, shoogle in, we’d get into it, wait a few stops and get off, and then walk up a big staircase and suddenly we were in the centre of Glasgow.

However, almost as I could absorb what was happening, the old Underground was suspended in 1977, and revamped in time for 1979, and it wasn’t quite the same…


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