Alexander Simpson
(1832-1922)

Died aged c. 90

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Alexander Simpson, 1832-1922 Civil Engineer. Engineer and later Chairman of the Glasgow District Subway under whose direction it was planned and constructed in 1891-1896. Originally cable hauled, the Subway was electrified in 1935 and re-named the Underground. It was modernised in 1977-1980

St Enoch Subway Station concourse, beside north escalators, Glasgow, United Kingdom where they was