Glasgow 2014: Queen's Baton Relay in Scotland


The Queen's Baton Relay has been the Commonwealth Games' curtain raiser since 1958. The baton reached 70 Commonwealth nations and territories ahead of the opening ceremony in Glasgow on 23 July 2014.

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The baton took 40 days to travel around Scotland and 4,000 baton bearers carried the baton before it appeared at the opening ceremony of the Games on 23 July.

The route round Scotland covered every local authority from the Borders to the Shetland Islands.

Click on the links below to read the live text coverage of each of the 40 days in Scotland.

Queen's Baton Relay live page coverage

image captionThe 40-day route of the Queen's Baton Relay in Scotland.