Janice Duffy, Subway Driver

JaniceDuffyBig"I've been working with Glasgow's Subway for more than twenty years now. My twin sisters were already part of the company when I applied so I guess there's a bit of family history in the place which is not unusual – for some reason lots of different families seem to end up driving the trains. Regular riders often knock on my window to offer me packets of sweeties and biscuits – old ladies are particularly generous! It only takes 24 minutes to go around the line. It's a small subway, the third oldest in the world* actually, but it takes you pretty much anywhere you want to go. And if you're a visitor to the city, you're guaranteed to get something interesting at each stop....

Read the full interview in The Locals' Guide to Glasgow


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