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The Birth of the Railway Age in Glasgow



    Take a journey through Glasgow’s fascinating railway age with the The Birth of the Railway Age in Glasgow course. This course is the perfect course for rail buffs and those interested in the history of railways in Great Britain. 

    Through this course, you will explore the fascinating history of Glasgow’s Monkland Canal, which was once used to bring coal from the mining regions of Monklands to Glasgow. It will take you on a tour of The Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway, which was constructed to enable cheaper transport of coal to market, running ten and a half miles long. Next stop, you will learn the story of the railway works in Springburn, before stopping at your final destination – The Ballachulish railway on the southern shore of Loch Leven.

    Whether you are a rail or history buff, work in the rail industry, or want to enrich your knowledge of the history of Glasgow and its coal railway age, this course includes incredible facts and information that will stay with you forever.

    Course design

    The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

    You are taught through a combination of

    • Video lessons
    • Online study materials

    Will I receive a certificate of completion?

    Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised CPD accredited certification. You can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at the cost of £9 and Hard Copy Certificate for £15.

    Why study this course

    It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring professional or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an accredited certification attesting to your knowledge.

    The The Birth of the Railway Age in Glasgow is fully available to anyone, and no previous qualifications are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.

    Course Curriculum

    The Birth of the Railway Age in Glasgow
    Module 01: The Monkland Canal 00:16:00
    Module 02: The Monklands and Kirkintilloch Railway 00:12:00
    Module 03: The Garnkirk and Glasgow Railway 00:12:00
    Module 04: The Story of the Railway Works in Springburn Glasgow 00:20:00
    Module 05: The Ballachulish Railway 00:07:00



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