526 Route 67. GLASGOW. Hotels.
was defeated by Edward I. at the hattle of Falkirk in 1298, and
Prince Charles Stuart defeated the English here in 1746. —41 M.
Lenzie is the junction of lines to Coatbridge (p. 510) and to Kirk¬
intilloch and Aberfoyle (comp. p. 637). Beyond (45V2 M.) Cowlairs
we descend a steep gradient through a long tunnel and enter the
(47 M.) Queen Street Station of Glasgow (see below).
b. Caledonian Railway.
46 M. Railway in 1 hr. 5 min. to 2 hrs. (fares, see p. 525).
This line passes through a busy iron-working district, the lights
of which are imposing at night. Among the chief stations are :
10 M. Midcalder; 16 M. West Calder, the centre of an extensive
paraffin oil industry; 33 M. Holytown; and (38 M.) Uddingston
(p. 510), where we join the line from Carstairs. — At (46 M.)
Glasgow (see below) the trains stop at Eglinton Street before
running into the Central Station.
^Glasgow. — Railway Stations. 1. North British or Q«ee» Street Station
(PL F, 3), Dundas St., for trains to Edinburgh and the North, London
(via York), Loch Lomond, and for the W. Highland Line (R. 71). — 2. Cale¬
donian Central Station (PL E, 4), Gordon St., for Edinburgh, London (via
Carstairs and Carlisle), Paisley, Greenock, Hamilton, etc. — 3. St. Enoch's
(PL F, 5), of the G. & S. W. R., St. Enoch's Sq., for Paisley, Greenock, Ayr,
Carlisle and London via Dumfries, etc. — 4. Buchanan Street (PL F, 2, 3),
the Caledonian terminus for trains to Oban, Perth, and the N. — 5. Eglinton
Street (comp. PL E, 6), a secondary station for the S. trains of the Cale¬
donian Railway. — 6. College Street (PL G, 4), a secondary N. B. station. —
7. Main Street (comp. PL F, 6), Gorbals, for trains running S. from St.
Enoch's. — Underground Railways, see p. 527.
Hotels. '-"Central (PI. b; E, 4), at the Central Station, R. 4*. 6d., B. 3s.,
D. 5s., "St. Enoch's (PL a; F, 5), at St. Enoch's Station, R. 4s., B. or L.3*.,
D. 5s., two large railway hotels. — -North British Station (PL c; F, 4),
George Sq., adjoining the N. B. R. Terminus; Windsor (PL i; V>, 3), 250 St.
Vincent St., R. from 4s. 6d., D. 5s.; Grand Hotel (PL k; C, D, 2), Charing
Cross (W. end), R. from 3s. 6d., D. 5s. — Royal (PL d; F, 4), George Sq.,
R. 4s., D. 4s.-5s.; "Victoria, 15 We«t George St. (PL E, 3), R. or D. 3*. 6d.;
Alexandra (PL 1; E, 3); Bath (PL m; E, 3), 152 Bath St.; Steel's (PL r;
F, 4), 5 Queen St., R. or D. 3*. 6d.; Bridge Street Station (PL q; E, 5);
Blythswood, 320 Argyle St.— Temperance Hotels: Cranston's Waverley
(PI.8; E,3), SauchiehallSt.; Cockburn (Pl.t; E,3), 141 Bath St., R.&B.from
4s. 6d., D. 3s.; Old Waverley, 185 Buchanan St., R. 3*., D. 3s.; Osborne,
106 Sauchiehall St., pens, from 5s.
Restaurants. At the 'Central and "St. Enoch's Hotels, see above;
"Ferguson <fc Forrester (Prince of Wales), 36 Buchanan St.; "Lang, 73 Queen
St.; Brown, 79 St. Vincent St.; Grosvenor, Gordon St.; Queen's, 70 Buchanan
St.; White, 7 Gordon St.; Watson <t Blane, West George St.; Rupprecht,
183 Hope St.; Hippodrome, 328 Sauchiehall St. (see below). — Confectioner.
Assafrey, 78 St. Vincent St. and 171 Sauchiehall St.
Post & Telegraph Office (PL F, 4), George Sq. Numerous branch-offices.
Theatres. Theatre Royal (PL E, 3), Cowcaddens; Royalty (PL E, 3),
Sauchiehall St.; Grand (PI. E, 2), Cowcaddens (melodrama); Princess's,
Main St., Gorbals (PI. F, 6). — Empire Palace (PI. F, 3), a music-hall.
St. Andrew's Halls, Berkeley St. (classical concerts in winter); Queen's Rooms,
at tbe W. end of Sauchiehall St. (concerts, balls, etc.). — Hippodrome,
328 Sauchiehall St., with restaurant. — Scottish Zoo <k Circus, New City Road
Exhibitions. An Annual Exhibition of Modern Paintings is held in the
Institute of Fine Arts, 173 Sauchiehall St. — Public Art Galleries, see p. 529.