SJ8499 : Metro Link, Victoria Station

taken 6 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Metro Link, Victoria Station
Metro Link, Victoria Station
Manchester Victoria Station

Opened in 1844 (the present building dates to 1902), Manchester Victoria is the second busiest station in Manchester. It runs services mainly to destinations north and east of Manchester as well as Liverpool. There is also a Metrolink station on the line to Bury. The station underwent a major refurbishment between 2013-15, see ( Link )
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Metrolink (Manchester)

The Metrolink is a light rail system. It has three lines converging on Manchester city centre from Bury, Altrincham and Eccles. The system is owned by the Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (GMPTE). The routes use a combination of old railway lines and street lines. The first line opened in 1992. The lines to Rochdale and Ashton have also opened
Two new lines are due to open by 2016 to Manchester Airport and East Didsbury.
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Saturday, 21 December, 2013   (more nearby)
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Monday, 10 February, 2014
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8409 9903 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.2643N 2:14.4747W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8408 9901
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