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Central Station Tour

Lived in Glasgow all our days and only recently heard about this tour so thought we'd give it a go... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
j0hn2008
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Central tour

Myself, husband & friends did this tour yesterday, we weren’t sure what to expect as it’s a tour of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mackenzie808
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow Central Station 79 Gordon Street, Glasgow G1 3SL, Scotland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

First class ticket holders can use the private lounge (located in the ticket office at Gordon st entrance) Very comfortable & complimentary hot drinks machine(latte, hot chocolate, tea etc). Crisps, nuts, cakes. Good place to wait to board train.

9  Thank Scotsmum23
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Its great to have the chance to find beside Deli France at the Union Street Steps. However. They are NOT FOR THE DISABLED OR ANYONE WHO IS UNSTEADY ON THEIR FEET. My shower had not been cleaned after previous use but my friend's was spotless....More

3  Thank j57ana1
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lived in Glasgow all our days and only recently heard about this tour so thought we'd give it a go. The tour, in our view, is still in its infancy and lasts about an hour or so. However, it was excellent and we would have...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself, husband & friends did this tour yesterday, we weren’t sure what to expect as it’s a tour of the tunnels underneath the station but we thought something different, let’s give it a go. Well we were not disappointed. Paul the tour guide is a...More

Thank mackenzie808
Reviewed 1 week ago

Informative, funny & poignant. The tour was all the more touching in the week preceeding the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1 . We had heard the tour was interesting but it surpassed our expectations. This is a must for all Glaswegians & visitors...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled to and from tis station several times on our "Highland Railway Tour". It is a large station and hasn't been modernised much. There is a guide apparently, but we didn't find him.

Thank huttonfrank
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking dated compared to other major city rail terminus' elsewhere in the UK and Scotland. Long wait for tickets if local ticket office is shut and you need a ticket prior to going through barriers.

Thank stevenmarshall2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

venture under the station to a little cafe with all the charm of yesteryears and you will be served a most hearty Scottish breakfast that will set you up for the day we return several times during our visit

Thank travel_nan62
Reviewed 1 week ago

close to my hotel, very convenient. I just walked over, bought a ticket from the machine, or there is also a ticket selling office just outside, they do need a few more seats.

Thank Winstoniscute
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used the lounge on Saturday 03 November 2018 due to an early start before heading to England. On first appearances the lounge is clean and warm, however, it is a bit of a fish bowl with the large ground floor windows as everyone walking...More

Thank TheQsHamilton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very attractivetrain station. Looks easy enough to get around in too. And there's a piano, anyone can sit down and play. A talented young man played Clair De Lune as I wandered through...lovely.

Thank marieZ9480YS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Use this station five days a week. Staff as always helpful and was easy to get tickets. Queueing for virgin trains was easy and if you wanted there was a heated room that you could wait in. Well run and I will need to get...More

Thank stevepW8499FF
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Sheila M
28 July 2018|
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Response from bel877 | Reviewed this property |
There is a "left luggage" office i.e. with cases etc on shelves and an attendant, but I'm not sure about actual lockers
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bailey935
10 September 2017|
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Response from Timberwolf28 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bailey It is 24.6 miles from Glasgow Central Station to the ocean terminal in Greenock. You could take a taxi from the front of Glasgow Central and on a good day it would take about 35 minutes but would be cost... More
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WorkingtonWkd
9 September 2017|
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Response from Major Colin R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, don't know but guess that black cab will be quicker and most convenient
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