Subway upgrade on track
March 9 2011
The cash injection was announced by Transport Minister Keith Brown
Over the next five years existing rolling stock will be phased out in favour of a new breed of driverless train to navigate the infinite loop the loops.
Smartcard ticketing will also be introduced to the antiquated network.
Militant subway workers are being warned that the changes will include longer weekend opening hours to better serve travellers.
One of the first signs of progress the travelling public are likely to encounter is a remodelled Hillhead station. Aedas architects have been employed to strip out the beige tiles which line its interior to give it a fresher feel.
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