I used to go to the Kings Café quite a bit when I was at art school for potato fritters but apart from the University Café on Byers road I didn't really know of the others. Thanks to Anne of ilike who pointed me in the right direction. I really like how well designed these places are and the incredible colour combinations as well as being a great place for a coffee and snack.
Greater Glasgow PTE Atlanteans
By the mid 1970s Glasgow had the reputation of being 'Atlanteanland', such was the predominance of the type in the local authority fleet. Here we see LA 209 (AGA 147B) in the company of others of a PDR1 and AN68 persuasion.
Strathclyde PTE LA1179 UGG 398R
UGG 398R was one of the 1977 delivery of Atlanteans to Greater Glasgow PTE with the by then standard panoramic windows. By 1983 it is seen wearing the Strathclyde PTE allover orange livery as it crosses the town along Osborne Street on the 62. Osborne Street came into use in the late 70s with the closure of part of Arglye Street during the reopening of the Argyle Line and new Argyle Street Station. The 18 and 62 went behind Lewis's along Osborne Street and 61 and 64 went the other…
Strathclyde PTE LO30 KGG 150Y
Strathclyde PTE Leyland Olympain LO30 at Anniesland Crooss on the 66 heading along Great Western Road to Knightswood in November 1983. ©eb2010 Do not use this image without my permission
The Glasgow Subway is an underground metro line in Glasgow, Scotland. Opened on 14 December 1896, it is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world after the London Underground and the Budapest Metro. Formerly a cable railway, the Subway was later electrified, but its twin circular lines were never expanded. Originally known as the Glasgow District Railway, the system was renamed the Glasgow Underground in 1936. Despite this rebranding, many Glaswegians resolutely continued to…