Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Specialist Tour | Looking at Locomotives

Specialist Tour | Looking at Locomotives
Dates and times
10th Sep 2024
2:30PM - 3:30PM
All ages
Glasgow was once known as a locomotive city. Thousands were built and used across Britain as well as being shipped across the globe. Join curator John Messner on this tour of locomotives ...  big and small ... and discover some of the stories of their construction and working lives.


Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

FREE but limited to 15 spaces. Please email or phone 0141 276 9300 to book your place.

Accessible toilets

The accessible toilet is located on the right, past the reception, approximately 14m from the main entrance. 

Assistance dogs

Hearing loop

Wheelchair access

Baby changing

Baby feeding



Photography and video recording

Free wifi

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By Train

GMRC is a short walk from Nitshill train station, and the path is clearly signposted. Trains run regularly between Nitshill and Glasgow Central train station with a reduced service on Sunday.

By Bus

First Bus services 10 and 57 stop near the venue.


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