Tag: Manchester Piccadilly Train Station

Feb 11
£106 billion HS2 gets the green light to Manchester – by 2040

Prime Minister Boris Johnson today gave the green light to HS2, the new high speed…

Jan 29
Failed train operator Northern stripped of its franchise

Failed train operator Northern – the biggest in the north west – was stripped of its…

Jan 21
Plans for high-speed rail links to Manchester could be scrapped, leaked HS2 report suggests

A leaked government review seen by the Financial Times has recommended pausing planned…

Jan 20
Thousands of Samaritans hand out brews at rail stations across the country this morning

Thousands of Good Samaritans have been handing out brews at rail stations across the…

Nov 05
YO! Sushi launches new YO! TO GO concept – and Manchester gets it first

YO! Sushi is renowned for its peculiar concepts, defying the rules of dining out with…

Sep 30
New rail masterplan aims to double the number of train commuters travelling into the city by 2040

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has launched an ambitious rail masterplan which…

Aug 12
Off the rails: Northern begins retiring its Pacer trains

Northern finally began withdrawing its decrepit Pacer trains – dubbed “not so much…

Jun 04
There’s currently an elephant at Piccadilly Station – here’s why

Of all the things you might expect to see at Piccadilly Station during your commute,…

Feb 28
Get your hair styled for free at Manchester Piccadilly station all day Thursday

If the return of Manchester’s drizzly weather is playing havoc with your hair…

Feb 07
Northern rail strike suspended after ‘breakthrough’ talks – this is when timetables return to normal

There has finally been a breakthrough in the long-running dispute between Northern…

Feb 01
The Manchester pub that’s a shrine to Marilyn Monroe

It’s a traditional Manchester pub – but with Hollywood sparkle covering…

Dec 10
Toilet charges at Manchester Piccadilly SCRAPPED – just in time for Christmas

Great news for those who need to spend a penny at Manchester Piccadilly train station…

Oct 08
New Mexican bar Banditos has opened on Piccadilly Station approach – and they’re giving away 2,500 burritos

The foodie regeneration of Piccadilly Station approach continues with the launch of…

Jan 17
Manchester influencer calls on Richard Branson to cut ‘crippling’ train fares

The UK has some of the most expensive train fares in Europe, with British commuters…

Jul 21
Is HS2 heading into the buffers?

The jackals are circling around one of the north of England’s most cherished transport…

Mar 27
Why £400m worth of gyms, art galleries and pop-ups could be coming to a rail station near you

Passengers – and passers by – can tinkle the ivories when the mood takes…