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Monthly Archives: October 2011

  • New faces patrolling our Subway

    The Glasgow Subway has two new British Transport Police officers patrolling the network full-time to provide assistance to staff and passengers.

    Scott McCallum and Brian Kelly bring 17 years of BTP experience to the Subway and replace officers John Mitchell and […]

  • AET Conference visitors impressed with Subway

    Guests at a recent transport conference in Glasgow were given an SPT presentation on the city’s Subway.

    The Association for European Transport (AET) conference was held for three days beginning on Monday 10 October.

    Over 400 visitors from all over Europe and […]

  • ‘Super subway’ one step closer

    The modernisation of the Glasgow Subway is moving ahead at pace with the formal procurement of new rolling stock and signalling due to begin before the end of this year.

    SPT’s Partnership Committee heard an update today (Friday) on progress to […]

  • Redevelopment of Dalmarnock Station gets under way

    Work has started on the multi-million pound transformation of Dalmarnock railway station.

    Contractor C Spencer Ltd is on site to begin £11million-worth of improvements, which will include a new station building.

    Located in Glasgow’s east end, Dalmarnock Station will become a key […]

  • Statement from SPT Chairman

    Following today’s press reports on proposals to restructure staffing across SPT’s subway and bus operation teams, SPT chairman Jonathan Findlay said:

    “SPT began a major restructure over a year ago to streamline what we do and to better focus on delivering […]

  • Government funding secured for Fastlink

    SPT’s Chief Executive Gordon Maclennan has welcomed today’s announcement from the Scottish Government that it will contribute £40million to Fastlink, a bus rapid transit scheme for Glasgow.

    The ultra-modern bus operation will link the city centre with the Commonwealth Games area […]

  • SPT promoted at student fair in Glasgow

    SPT were on hand to discuss public transport with students at last week’s Scotcampus Freshers Festival.

    Hosted annually at George Square, the student fair was attended by 13,000 students from all four Glasgow Universities and numerous colleges.

    Staff from Communications and the […]

  • Drivers saving thousands with SPT Journeyshare

    In 1999 the cost of petrol was a mere 70p per litre and some lucky drivers are still paying this price or less, 12 years on.

    As the price of fuel escalates car drivers across the country are looking at ways […]

  • Lucky hunters snap up Subway ‘treasure’

    SPT’s first ever real time Subway treasure hunt proved to be a great success with 15 top prizes shared among over 60 lucky participants.

    The event formed part of the finale of Social Media Week in the city, which highlighted the […]