The Info List - Yoker

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(Scottish Gaelic: An Eochair) is a western district of Glasgow, in Scotland, UK, lying on the northern bank of the Clyde to the east of Clydebank. It is located approximately 5 miles (8 kilometres) west of the city centre. From the fourteenth century a ferry has linked Yoker
with the burgh of Renfrew on the south bank. Although shipbuilding has declined, the Yarrows shipyard, now owned by BAE as part of BAE Systems
BAE Systems
Surface Ships is still in operation on the Yoker/ Scotstoun
boundary. The name Yoker
is an Anglicisation of the Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic
Eochair meaning a river bank.[1] Motor vehicles and tramcars were also manufactured in Yoker, which is now an operations centre for the North Clyde Line, part of Glasgow’s suburban rail network, the largest suburban rail network outside London. From late 2006, there has been substantial investment in building residential property in the Yoker
area; this is most likely due to the popularity of property in the banks of the Clyde. Transport links include Yoker railway station
Yoker railway station
offering services on the Argyle and North Clyde lines, the Renfrew Ferry, and numerous bus routes. Famous Rangers F.C.
Rangers F.C.
footballer Sam English also played for Yoker Athletic. Another famous Yoker
Athletic son was Charlie Gallagher who went on to play for Celtic F.C.. Notes[edit]

^ "Search Results: Yoker". Gaelic Place-names of Scotland. Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 

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