Queen Street station serves the Greater Glasgow area's northern towns and suburbs. Glasgow Queen Street (Scottish Gaelic: Sràid na Banrighinn) is a city centre railway terminus in Glasgow, Scotland. Spring 2016 Queen Street Tunnel closure - What & Why. Who's behind the recent killings in Iraq? This is to enable major engineering work to renew more than 1800m of d concrete ‘slab’ track which carries the rails through the tunnel. The tunnel is to close for 20 weeks - from 20 March until 8 August - as part of a £60m upgrade project. The station is situated between George Street to the south and Cathedral Street Bridge to the north, at the northern end of Queen Street adjacent to George Square. This is enabled major engineering to renew more than 1800m of concrete 'slab' track which carries the ", Kilwinning couple receive message from Queen as they celebrate platinum wedding anniversary, Greenock man 'breached nighttime bail curfew', Renfrewshire Covid-19 death toll reaches grim milestone, Create a Smile Scotland reflects on successful Christmas, Coronavirus claims more lives in East Renfrewshire, Coronavirus: West Dunbartonshire death toll hits grim new milestone, Information about BBC links to other news sites, EU demands AstraZeneca vaccine doses made in UK. Hogging vaccines endangers all nations, warns SA, Biden to halt new drilling on federal lands, Why convicting Trump just got a lot harder, When your 'pandemic puppy' doesn't work out, Dave Grohl: 'I dreamt I was shot in the back', The comic in jail for jokes he didn't crack, A raccoon, pony and other White House pets. The tunnel runs all the way from the traffic island across from the Royal Infirmary to the old telephone exchange at the western end of Bothwell … EU demands AstraZeneca vaccine doses made in UK1, Travellers must prove journey is essential - Patel2, Gymnast's 'black excellence' routine goes viral3, Boy sentenced for racist coronavirus street attack4, Hogging vaccines endangers all nations, warns SA5, Biden to halt new drilling on federal lands6, Why convicting Trump just got a lot harder7, 'Failing' firm soars in value as amateurs buy stock8, When your 'pandemic puppy' doesn't work out9, Juno actor Elliot Page to divorce Emma Portner10. ScotRail said the Glasgow Queen Street Station tunnel would be … Trains depart from Queen Street through a long tunnel with a 1:42 gradient. Taking place from 20 March until 8 August, the work is part of a £60m upgrade project to renew nearly 2km of ageing slab-track that will support the introduction of faster, longer and greener trains on Scotland’s rail network later this year. GLASGOW QUEEN STREET HIGH LEVEL TUNNEL CLOSURE Glasgow Queen Street tunnel will close for 20 weeks from Sunday 20th March re-opening for service on Monday 8th August 2016. The platforms were recently extended to accommodate longer trains as part… Continue reading © 2021 BBC. This is enabled major engineering to renew more than 1800m of concrete 'slab' track which carries the rails trhough the tunnel. Shortly after leaving Glasgow Queen Street station, and beyond Queen Street Tunnel, the line diverges from the main trunk route to Edinburgh and Perth at Cowlairs and follows a northwesterly course through the suburbs of Maryhill and Kelvindale. Tenders sought for £112m Queen Street station revamp. Passengers are being advised to arrive at Queen Street station about 10 minutes earlier than they normally would, particularly during the first week of the tunnel works. The tunnel used by Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Stirling services closed on … The station also serves the Edinburgh Waverley sh… The work took place from 20th March – 8th August. Engineers will be working 24hrs a day throughout this 20 week period. The tunnel had been whitewashed and gas-lit for this event, which raised funds for … The closure of the tunnel at Glasgow Queen Street station has led to rush-hour delays. Local residents and lineside neighbours were made aware that work will be continuous 24-7 working for the full 20 week programme. The tunnel closure was part of a … A map has been produced to show rail passengers how they will access and exit Glasgow Queen Street low-level during the high-level tunnel closure. Those travelling to the following stations will enter Queen Street low level via Dundas Street, and exit to North Hanover Street: Passengers travelling to the following stations will enter on North Hanover Street, and leave via Dundas Street: The entrance to the station from George Square on West George Street will still be open, but customers will not be able to use this entrance to access the low level.