Transport

Down Street Tube Station

Written by  on December 8, 2016

I’ve wanted to explore a disused tube station ever since I got interested in urbex and railways, but for a while I didn’t think I’d ever[...]

Glasgow Central Station Tour

Written by  on September 25, 2016

The abandoned portion of the Glasgow Central Railway through the west end was probably my favourite explore so far. But although the section of that line[...]

Hillhead Tunnel

Written by  on August 11, 2015

My first non-Scottish explore (apart from the Manchester underground tour). We ventured just over the border into England for this one, though it was still[...]

Princes Pier Line

Written by  on July 31, 2015

Being Scotland’s biggest city as well as the most industrial, it’s not surprising that Glasgow has more disused railway tunnels running under[...]

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[...]