Scotland

Glasgow 2014: Rail stations sport 'fun' new names during Games

  • 11 July 2014
  • From the section Scotland
Falkirk High signs
The station in Falkirk is given an elevated status during Glasgow 2014

Rail passengers will be alighting at stations such as Cambuslangjump, Polevault and Sprintburn during the Commonwealth Games.

First ScotRail bosses are installing what they describe as "fun, sport-inspired" signs at a number of stations around Scotland to mark Glasgow 2014.

The transport company is an official sponsor of the event and Team Scotland.

Cambuslang sign
Rail bosses have taken long strides to add some humour in Cambuslang

Cambuslang and Falkirk High, which has become Falkirk Higher, are already sporting their new signage.

The other stations to be renamed are Dingwall (Ding!Ding!Wall), Longniddry (Longerniddry), Musselburgh (Muscleburgh), Polmont (Polevault) and Springburn (Sprintburn).

Falkirk High station team manager Margaret Hoey said: "Excitement is building for the Games and we're proud to be playing our part in helping the local community feel part of it.

Dingwall sign
First ScotRail hopes its signs in Dingwall will ring the right bells with passengers

"Hosting the Games is a once in a generation opportunity, so hopefully our new, fun signs add to the experience and memories people have of Glasgow 2014."

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