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Polmadie (lit is a district of Glasgow, the most populous city in Scotland. Polmadie is situated south of the River Clyde, and adjacent to the Gorbals. The most prominent landmark within Polmadie is the twin chimneys of a now disused waste incinerator plant operated by Glasgow City Council. Also located in the area is a large railway maintenance depot for Virgin Trains, which is the most northerly train stabling and maintenance area on the West Coast Main Line (WCML), since the line runs through Polmadie on its final approach into Glasgow Central railway station. The area was also home to BOC's industrial gases filling plant and main Scottish base, until this moved to a more modern facility in early 2007 to Cambuslang just outside Glasgow, in anticipation of the completion of the M74 Southern link and associated redevelopment of the surrounding area. The area is served directly by the M74 motorway, following its extension into the city centre which opened in June 2011. [1]

24 relations: A74(M) and M74 motorways, Alstom, British Empire, Burn (landform), Cambuslang, Controlled-access highway, Cumbric, District, Glasgow, Glasgow Central (UK Parliament constituency), Glasgow Central station, Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Southside (Scottish Parliament constituency), Gorbals, Incineration, Materials recovery facility, MV Chauncy Maples, Polmadie Traction and Rolling Stock Maintenance Depot, River Clyde, Scotland, Scottish Gaelic, Sentinel Waggon Works, Virgin Trains, West Coast Main Line.

A74(M) and M74 motorways

The A74(M) and M74 form a major motorway in the United Kingdom, mainly in Scotland, with a short section in England.

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Alstom

Alstom is a French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, active in the fields of passenger transportation, signalling and locomotives, with products including the AGV, TGV, Eurostar, and Pendolino high-speed trains, in addition to suburban, regional and metro trains, and Citadis trams.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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Burn (landform)

A burn is a watercourse (in size from a large stream to a small river).

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Cambuslang

Cambuslang (Cammuslang, from Camas Lang) is a suburban town on the south-eastern outskirts of Glasgow, Scotland.

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Controlled-access highway

A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.

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Cumbric

Cumbric was a variety of the Common Brittonic language spoken during the Early Middle Ages in the Hen Ogledd or "Old North" in what is now Northern England and southern Lowland Scotland.

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District

A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by local government.

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Glasgow

Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Glasgow Central (UK Parliament constituency)

Glasgow Central is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (at Westminster).

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Glasgow Central station

Glasgow Central (Glaschu Mheadhain, Glesga Central) (also known simply as Central) is the major mainline rail terminus in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Glasgow City Council

Glasgow City Council, the local government body of the city of Glasgow in Scotland, became one of the newly created single tier local authorities in 1996, under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, with boundaries somewhat different from those of the City of Glasgow district of the Strathclyde region: parts of the Cambuslang and Halfway and Rutherglen and Fernhill areas were transferred from the city area to the new South Lanarkshire council area.

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Glasgow Southside (Scottish Parliament constituency)

Glasgow Southside is a constituency of the Scottish Parliament (Holyrood).

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Gorbals

The Gorbals is an area in the city of Glasgow, Scotland, on the south bank of the River Clyde.

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Incineration

Incineration is a waste treatment process that involves the combustion of organic substances contained in waste materials.

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Materials recovery facility

A materials recovery facility, materials reclamation facility, materials recycling facility or Multi re-use facility (MRF, pronounced "murf") is a specialized plant that receives, separates and prepares recyclable materials for marketing to end-user manufacturers.

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MV Chauncy Maples

MV Chauncy Maples is a motor ship and former steamship that was launched in 1901 as SS Chauncy Maples.

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Polmadie Traction and Rolling Stock Maintenance Depot

Polmadie Traction and Rolling Stock Maintenance Depot (T&RSMD), also known as Polmadie Depot, Polmadie Traction Depot and Polmadie Carriage Maintenance Depot (Glasgow) is a railway maintenance depot on the West Coast Main Line in the Polmadie district of Glasgow, Scotland.

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River Clyde

The River Clyde (Abhainn Chluaidh,, Watter o Clyde) is a river that flows into the Firth of Clyde in Scotland.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scottish Gaelic

Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic (Gàidhlig) or the Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels of Scotland.

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Sentinel Waggon Works

Sentinel Waggon Works Ltd was a British company based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire that made steam-powered lorries, railway locomotives, and later, diesel engined lorries and locomotives.

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Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains (legal name West Coast Trains Limited) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Virgin Rail Group that has operated the InterCity West Coast franchise since 9 March 1997.

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West Coast Main Line

The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important railway corridors in the United Kingdom, connecting the major cities of London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, and Glasgow.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polmadie

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