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Glasgow Low Level Flood Prevention?

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Clansman

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After this morning's atrocious weather, a couple of people have told me that Glasgow Queen Street Low Level has flooded. Any confirmation or photos on this?

EDIT: Just found out that there's water spilling onto the tracks. I take it there must be a flood prevention scheme in place after the River Kelvin flood 20 years ago?
 
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After this morning's atrocious weather, a couple of people have told me that Glasgow Queen Street Low Level has flooded. Any confirmation or photos on this?

EDIT: Just found out that there's water spilling onto the tracks. I take it there must be a flood prevention scheme in place after the River Kelvin flood 20 years ago?


Wrong Low Level - it was Central Low Level that got flooded by the Kelvin.

Edited to add - I discovered this fantastic link to pictures of the Central Low Level line prior to reopening

http://urbanglasgow.co.uk/archive/abandoned-central-low-level-in-1967__o_t__t_3419.html
 
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EDIT: Just found out that there's water spilling onto the tracks. I take it there must be a flood prevention scheme in place after the River Kelvin flood 20 years ago?

As already mentioned, wrong station.

There's been a small amount done in way of flood prevention. I'll grab some photos of the tunnel mouth by the river when I grab lunch in a bit.
 

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Wait, its 31 degrees again here...... flooding? Goodness me.

There's been heavy rain on and off here all morning. I presume that's the cause, if true.

As for the tunnel down from Kelvinbridge, where the Argyle Line flooded from before:

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You can see the ridge built up in front of the tunnel mouth to the left—all the water on the footpath is just from rain this morning!
 
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