Major rail improvements for Manchester

Piccadilly from the former Mayfield Station site. Credit: Network Rail

Network Rail has announced a series of major improvements for two of Manchester’s biggest stations, Piccadilly and Oxford Road. Under plans released as part of the Northern Hub development project, Piccadilly will get two additional through platforms, whilst Oxford Road will be widened and lengthened to accommodate longer trains. This work will allow four extra trains […]

Metrolink returns to Manchester Victoria

Artists impression of the revamped Manchester Victoria. Credit: Network Rail.

Metrolink trams will return to a radically rebuilt Manchester Victoria station from February. The announcement from Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) means that Manchester’s two main railway stations, Piccadilly and Victoria, will once again be directly connected via a light rail link. Trams will start and finish at Victoria for a short period during February whilst […]

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