Manchester Train Station
The Railway station at Piccadilly is the main train station in the city of Manchester, and is managed by Network Rail. It provides services to London, many routes to Northern England, South Wales, Edinburgh and many more major cities in the UK. The train station is the busiest in the city ahead of Oxford Road, Victoria and Deansgate, with more than twenty five passengers using the station every year.
The station used to be called London Road which dates back to the eighteen forties, until it re-opened after major construction back in September nineteen sixty. In 2001 part of the station was rebuilt to increase the Concorse area, in preparation for the 2002 Commonwealth Games. Piccadilly station has facilities for disabled people, including wide access doors, diabled toilet facilities, lifts and escallators to every level, hearing loops and braille signs. There is a long stay car park close to the tower block at the front of the station, and to the rear of the station is a multi-storey long stay car park.
Piccadilly Station is the Terminus for the Metrolink services to Eccles, Altrincham, Bury and Media City UK. The station is one of eight serving the city, and is the busiest on the network, and is owned by Transport For Greater Manchester. The Metrolink began operating back in nineteen ninety two, with a service to and from Bury.