Underground

Glasgow Tunnel Adventure Part 3: Kelvingrove Tunnel

Written by  on December 1, 2014

(And St Vincent Crescent Tunnel). In part 2, I followed the route of the disused Glasgow Central Railway on its mostly underground journey from Kelvinbridge[...]

Glasgow Tunnel Adventure Part 2: Botanic Gardens Station

Written by  on November 5, 2014

Update: I’ve now created an online 3D model of the station so you can “explore” it from the comfort of your browser. Click here to see[...]

Glasgow Tunnel Adventure Part 1: Kelvinside Station and the Balgray Tunnel

Written by  on November 4, 2014

(Chronologically, this was actually the second part of the day, but it’s also by far the less interesting part, so I’m going to write about[...]

Abandoned Limestone Mine, Fife

Written by  on August 29, 2014

For this explore, I ventured into a disused mine for the first time – specifically, a limestone mine. In fact, there were several features of interest[...]

Edinburgh’s Disused Tunnels: Scotland Street, Rodney Street and Trinity

Written by  on July 18, 2014

With the South Bridge Vaults and Mary King’s Close (as well as a few oddities like Gilmerton Cove), Edinburgh has become quite famous for its historic[...]

Shrubhill Tram Depot, June 2013

Written by  on June 3, 2013

Anyone who’s been to Edinburgh in the last 5 years couldn’t have failed to notice the mayhem caused by the new tram “system” being[...]

Borders Railway Tunnels, February 2013

Written by  on February 15, 2013

After helping Laura set up for one of her craft fairs, I found myself at a loose end in the Peebles area for a few hours. Naturally, the first idea that[...]

Glenfarg Railway Tunnels, December 2012

Written by  on December 1, 2012

After Kelvindale, I couldn’t wait to explore more tunnels. On a wet day between Christmas and New Year 2012 I headed up to Glenfarg south of Perth[...]

Manchester and Salford Junction Canal, November 2012

Written by  on November 21, 2012

This one wasn’t exactly your traditional urban explore… it was actually an organised tour that you buy tickets for and everything. But it was[...]

Kelvindale Tunnel, September 2012

Written by  on September 1, 2012

Ever since I first found out about the network of old railway tunnels underneath parts of Glasgow, I’ve wanted to explore them. My first trip underground[...]