SJ8497 : Manchester Piccadilly railway station

taken 9 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Manchester Piccadilly railway station
Manchester Piccadilly railway station
Class 142 train number 142012 arrives at Platform 2.
Manchester Piccadilly Station

Opened in 1842, Piccadilly is the busiest of the central Manchester Stations and one of the busiest stations in Britain, outside London. It serves routes to London Euston, Birmingham New Street, South Wales, the south coast of England and Cornwall, Edinburgh and Glasgow Central and routes throughout northern England in addition to the Manchester Metrolink light rail system. The main train shed is Grade II listed. LinkExternal link
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Class 142 DMU

The Class 142 (Pacer) is a class of Pacer diesel multiple unit (D.M.U.) used by various rail franchises. 96 units were built by BREL in Derby between 1985 and 1987. They were a development of the earlier Class 141 which were introduced in 1984.

See also Link for collection of Class 142 DMU's on Geograph.

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Date Taken
Monday, 28 January, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 February, 2013
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8493 9784 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.6241N 2:13.7117W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8486 9786
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