A statement from SPT reads: "Moving to this revised operating model reduces the number of train drivers we need, reduces our maintenance requirements, and allows us to concentrate cleaning efforts. The Glasgow Subway is an underground medium-capacity rail system 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. In response to the Government advice regarding the coronavirus, the Outer Circle service, operating clockwise from Govan, will stop at all stations.. The updated Covid layer on Android and iOS will soon show more information, including all-time detected cases in an area, along with quick links to Covid resources. A Glasgow pub carried out its own track and trace service after discovering one of its customers had coronavirus amid a growing number of outbreaks linked to bars in Scotland. Glasgow Subway, Glasgow, United Kingdom. The subway exchange rate is also higher than the recommended air exchange rates in restaurants, where recycled air is replaced eight to 12 times … SPT say passenger numbers show the busiest Subway section remains West End to City Centre, making the Outer Circle the best option to serve people most needing to travel. Readers’ comments: You are personally liable for the content of any comments you upload to this website, so please act responsibly. LONDON: All pubs in Glasgow and Edinburgh will have to close for 16 days from Friday (Oct 9) under the latest wave of COVID-19 restrictions in Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said. COVID vaccines will be given to Brits starting from tomorrow – the first country in the world to administer jabs to the general public. Glasgow Subway Modernisation Status Under construction The Scottish Government is providing up to £246 million in capital funding to Strathclyde Passenger Transport (SPT) for modernisation of Glasgow's subway. Newspaper sales are falling. NYC subway farebeaters take MTA for a ride; 13% jump turnstile during COVID pandemic. As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles. Councillor Dr Martin Bartos, chairman of SPT, said: “SPT will consider all the options to determine the best way forward. Get involved with the news in your community, This website and associated newspapers adhere to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. The last train to leave the City Centre and go to all stations is 8:30pm. The first of 50 UK hubs received the vaccine on Saturda… Readers’ comments: You are personally liable for the content of any comments you upload to this website, so please act responsibly. The Subway runs from 06:30 to 23:40 Monday to Saturday and 10:00 to 18:12 on Sunday. GLASGOW's Subway system will reduce to one circle only as of tomorrow. Subway this month told its roughly 23,000 US restaurants to resume operating 84 hours a week, or an average of 12 hours a day, as they did before the pandemic, sources said. The last train will leave the City Centre for Govan at 20:55. Newsquest Media Group Ltd, Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. A man who spat at a police officer and "joked" about coronavirus has been jailed for 12 months. We advise beginning your journey with plenty of time to spare, whether you’re driving, using public transport, or using a local taxi company. “We are currently exploring what appropriate support may be available in the context of the very challenging financial situation, our published “COVID-19: Framework for Decision Making” and the Transport Transition Plan.’. Glasgow's £43m NHS Louisa Jordan hospital set to close, despite surge in Scots Covid cases Contract has been awarded to decommission Glasgow’s flagship NHS … Four trains will run on the Outer Circle offering a six-minute service from stations from 6:30am to approximately 9pm from Monday to Saturday and from 10am to 6pm on Sunday. If you are dissatisfied with the response provided you can contact IPSO here. The Glasgow subway will operate a reduced service amid the coronavirus crisis. Click here to help Save Your Times: www.glasgowtimes.co.uk/subscribe, ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. SPT say the Scottish Government has ignored pleas for help. If you are dissatisfied with the response provided you can contact IPSO here. The last train from Govan to the City Centre will depart at 20:42. This will give you the peace of mind to know that you’ll be checking in on time so you can begin your journey stress-free. We do not pre-moderate or monitor readers’ comments appearing on our websites, but we do post-moderate in response to complaints we receive or otherwise when a potential problem comes to our attention. A Gannett Company. Although SPT operates bus services in an around Greater Glasgow, most of its revenue is drawn from the underground, which suffered a 97% drop in passenger numbers in the first four weeks of lockdown, in common with other transport providers. Newsquest Media Group Ltd, Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Finnieston fixer-upper with bags of potential on market for £85,000 Glasgow Live 12:28. The Swinton Tavern. GLASGOW's Subway system will reduce to one circle only as of tomorrow. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? The government’s furlough scheme generally does not apply to public sector sector bodies which are funded from a Government grant and use public funds to pay staff salaries. Post moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. "It builds better resilience into the Subway team protecting our staff in stations, drivers, maintenance team and cleaners while still ensuring we can run services for those who need to travel at this time. A spokesman for Transport Scotland said: “We appreciate the important role which the subway and trams play in our two biggest cities and have undertaken detailed discussions with Strathclyde Partnership for Transport and Edinburgh Trams to understand the implications of Covid-19. A major outbreak of Covid-19 at Glasgow University has led to 172 students testing positive. The transport authority said the levels of staff affected either by self-isolating or shielding had also meant that it would not have been to operate a daily service for key workers with a reduction in staff. The subway will close each evening at 21:00. Glasgow Underground is one of the best and simplest underground railways in the world. Data returned from the Piano 'meterActive/meterExpired' callback event. These adverts enable local businesses to get in front of their target audience – the local community. This site is part of Newsquest's audited local newspaper network. Track COVID-19 local and global coronavirus cases with active, recoveries and death rate on the map, with daily news and video. Glasgow Subway temporarily axes Inner Circle amid coronavirus pandemic. Glasgow social household visits banned in Covid-19 crackdown Tighter rules in Scotland’s biggest city and neighbouring areas while Edinburgh adds Greece to quarantine travel list A Covid-19 outbreak at Dragons means the Pro14 games against Connacht and Glasgow are called off and the region closed for a fortnight. In tough times… A complete circuit takes 24 minutes. At the heart of Glasgow since 1896. New Yorkers took 1.5 million subway trips in a single day on Thursday for the first time since the start of the Big Apple’s coronavirus pandemic in March, the MTA said. HP10 9TY | 01676637 | Registered in England & Wales. GLASGOW’S subway operator has warned it may be forced to drastically reduce services without urgent government aid as it battles passenger losses of up to £20million. The staff at the ticket window where extremely helpful. By Clayton Guse. Running every four minutes at peak times, it takes just 24 minutes to complete a circuit of the fifteen stations and costs from as little as £1.55 for an adult single to travel anywhere else on the system. If you choose to sign up, we’ll also take away all the adverts – and deliver a digital version of the print paper to your device. There are trains every four minutes at peak times and every six-to-eight minutes during off-peak times. Our Facebook feeds ... 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Board papers warn that without urgent intervention, a £7million reserve will be reduced to “nil” placing a continuing programme of modernisation at risk as well as threatening bus and Subway services. Shops are closing. New York Daily News | Nov 16, 2020 at 10:31 AM . Those ads you do see are predominantly from local businesses promoting local services. But we’ve chosen to keep our online journalism free because it’s so important that the people of Glasgow stay informed during this crisis. ", READ MORE: Coronavirus LIVE: Scotland's confirmed cases breaks 1000 with 33 deaths. The Subway is the easiest way to get around the City Centre and West End of Glasgow. 8.6K likes. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. Pupils at school in Glasgow's east end spread festive cheer with huge window advent calendar Glasgow Live 12:38. Those ads you do see are predominantly from local businesses promoting local services. Image Meliza Mercedes carrying her daughter, Aubrey, 3, in … Data returned from the Piano 'meterActive/meterExpired' callback event. The stations and trains are clean and quick . We do not pre-moderate or monitor readers’ comments appearing on our websites, but we do post-moderate in response to complaints we receive or otherwise when a potential problem comes to our attention. The Glasgow subway while small is extremely convenient with regular train times. In the updated COVID layer of Google Maps on Android and iOS, travellers will be able to view all-time detected cases in an area, along with links to COVID-19 resources from local authorities. Meanwhile the Inner Circle service has been temporarily scrapped. READ MORE: Multi-million pound grant approved to cut car use in Glasgow, “This is a key part of what we do and we need to be able to continue this necessary work to try and ensure that the most vulnerable members of our society are not left isolated.”. We may then apply our discretion under the user terms to amend or delete comments. Glasgow's subway has reduced its operating hours as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. You can make a complaint by using the ‘report this post’ link . It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. SPT warns that without intervention it could be forced to ‘significantly reduce’ services including the Subway, rural bus routes and dial-a-bus networks in areas including Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Dunbartonshire and Ayrshire. The Glasgow City Council City Services Group webpage has been designed as a central reference point for businesses and includes links to guidance on Covid-19 related issues including queueing, outdoor areas, licensing, food safety, health and safety and other regulatory matters. It is currently undergoing its biggest modernisation programme in more than 30 years. In response to the Government advice regarding the coronavirus, the Outer Circle service, operating clockwise from Govan, will stop at all stations. ©Copyright 2001-2020. Glasgow Subway normally operates from 6.30am until 11.40pm, but these hours have now been reduced. As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles. The boss of the organisation that operates the Glasgow Subway expressed disappointment at a £4 million funding package which he said would result in cuts to public transport.Strathclyde Partnership First trains. You can make a complaint by using the ‘report this post’ link . Business Modernisation of historic Glasgow Subway boosted by new five-year contract A five-year contract has been awarded as part of the modernisation of Glasgow’s subway system. Coronavirus cases have spiked at Brooklyn’s federal jail, with 55 confirmed since Tuesday. [ Daily News ] Subway taggers hit 24 cars on six lines over the weekend. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. To help us get through this, we’re asking readers who can afford it to contribute either £3, £5 or £8 a month to the Glasgow Times. Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) said repeated calls for help from Transport Scotland since March had been ignored, while private bus and rail providers had been bailed out and the London Underground had received assistance. Glasgow Subway dates back to 1896, making it one of the world’s oldest underground railway systems. HP10 9TY | 01676637 | Registered in England & Wales. 3-min read. Meanwhile the Inner Circle service has been temporarily scrapped. Last trains. A limited My Bus service will be launched from Partick bus station to Govan bus station to replace a small anti-clockwise section of the Inner Circle to assist passengers who only need to travel this short distance. It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. GLASGOW’S subway operator has warned it may be forced to drastically reduce services without urgent government aid as it battles passenger losses of up to £20million. Councillor Martin Bartos, chairman of SPT, said after crisis talks held yesterday to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the network: “As yet no response has been received the the Scottish Government.”, READ MORE: Passengers warned of disruption as Subway to close for upgrade works. “We are very aware of the importance of supported bus services and the impact that any reduction on services could have on many of our more isolated communities. This site is part of Newsquest's audited local newspaper network. 'History in the making': Meet the first person in Glasgow to get Covid vaccine Glasgow Evening Times 13:22. Transport bosses decided to close the underground system early, with the last S ubway leaving St Enoch at 9pm. A couple of times, she spotted a nice two-bedroom apartment in the Bronx for under $2,000 a month. Regional Audience and Content Editor, Scotland, Coronavirus LIVE: Scotland's confirmed cases breaks 1000 with 33 deaths. Glasgow Airport is the only airport in Scotland with direct motorway access, making it extremely easy and simple to get to.