SJ8498 : Somme memorial at Manchester Victoria

taken 3 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Somme memorial at Manchester Victoria
Somme memorial at Manchester Victoria
A temporary installation on the weekend when the start of the Battle of the Somme a hundred years earlier was being remembered. The poster states that 23 employees of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway died on the first day of the battle, 1 July 1916.
Manchester Victoria Station :: SJ8499
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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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 July, 2016
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8401 9896 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.2264N 2:14.5468W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8401 9896
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Railway Station Concourse  First World War Memorial  Somme Memorial 

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