Glasgow Subway to re-open tomorrow

Passenger trains will resume on the Glasgow Subway tomorrow after over-running upgrading work delayed the re-opening by nine days.Operator Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) apologised for the originally-planned one-month closure to 1 August being extended.Services will start from around 6:30am.SPT chief executive Gordon Maclennan said: 'I apologise sincerely to all passengers for the delay in return to service.'We are very grateful for their patience and support while the works have been on-going.'Following the return of the system, our staff have worked round the clock to ensure it is back up and running.'There has been a mammoth effort by our team for the return to service, including an exhaustive testing and clean-up operation of our entire system to ensure we provide passengers with a safe and reliable service.'Passenger safety is paramount and we're now satisfied the renewal works pass our stringent requirements.'

Passengers will be able to travel on the Glasgow Subway again from Wednesday after a 40-day shutdown. Photo: John Devlin
Passengers will be able to travel on the Glasgow Subway again from Wednesday after a 40-day shutdown. Photo: John Devlin