SJ8498 : City Trials Preparation, Exchange Square

taken 4 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

City Trials Preparation, Exchange Square
City Trials Preparation, Exchange Square
A back view of SJ8498 : Mock Trams in Exchange Square reveals that the "trams" were actually "mock-ups" for use as obstacles in the Red Bull City Trial, to be held on the following day (LinkExternal link Red Bull).
Exchange Square, Manchester :: SJ8398
Exchange Square is a public space which was created after the IRA’s 1996 Manchester bombing. Today the square is a major shopping area including a branch of Selfridges, New Cathedral Street, The Triangle shopping Centre and an entrance to the Manchester Arndale, the most-visited shopping centre in the United Kingdom.

The square is due to be served by Exchange Square Metrolink station on the Manchester Metrolink network. Construction on the new extension started in 2014 and the entire Second City Crossing scheme LinkExternal link should be operational by 2017.
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 20 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8400 9868 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.0754N 2:14.5550W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8402 9870
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Metrolink  Trams  City Square  Manchester 

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