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Manchester

Manchester Victoria Station

L&Y Map (16-02-08) : Lost Railways
Went to have a butchers at Man Vic, 20 years since my last visit, some changes, at least this tasty L&Y map is still here.
Manchester Victoria station facing west (1980 & 2008) : David Webdale
Before & after, same spot 20 odd years apart. Preferred the old station I think.
Manchester Victoria station (1980) : David Webdale
Shots from 1980s BR days.
Manchester Victoria station (1980) : David Webdale
Peaks, facing east.
Manchester Victoria station (1983) : Mark Damon Heeley
Facing east.
Manchester Victoria station (1983) : Mark Damon Heeley
Facing west.
Manchester Victoria station (1980) : David Webdale
Class 25 pilot.
Manchester Victoria station (1983) : Mark Damon Heeley
25309 pilot. This loco is now preserved & was the last to be built at Beyer Peacocks of Gorton Manchester 1966.
See website - www.beyerpeacock.co.uk
Manchester Victoria station (1983) : Mark Damon Heeley
Multiple unit & 25309 pilot on the right.
Manchester Victoria station (1983) : Mark Damon Heeley
Nice old building & clock, don't know if its still there.
Manchester Victoria station (1980) : David Webdale
Green 40 106 parked up.

Manchester Exchange Station

L&N.W.R  Exchange (16-02-08) : David Webdale
The view from the footbridge on the western end of Manchester Victoria facing west.
Remnants of happier times with the old Manchester Exchange station footbridge over on the left there.
Loads more choice photo's here - Disused Stations.org.uk

Manchester Mayfield Station
Mayfield station Demolition : c/o Paul Holroyd   website - www.vintagecarriagestrust.org
Fans of obsolete railway stations will be upset to learn they've started tearing down Manchester Mayfield Station.  See  http://twitpic.com/c7bw66
Mayfield station (09-05-15) : David Webdale
Photographed from Piccadilly.
Mayfield (14-06-09) : Phill Davison   See Phills Blog
The derelict facade of Mayfield station & overgrown platforms & canopy.
The station sits high on a viaduct above the city centre.
Mayfield (14-06-09) : Phill Davison
Platforms & heavy duty buffer stops
Mayfield (14-06-09) : Phill Davison
Interior view & Looking down the stairs that lead you down to street level. Some of the offices suffered an arson attack in 2005.
There doesn't appear to be much damage to the walls and floors, but the roof has gone in places.
Mayfield (14-06-09) : Phill Davison
The doorway on the right is the main entrance from Fairfield street & the ornate tiles covered in years of grime.
Make sure to see the full set on Phills Blog
Mayfield station clock (July 1967) : Paul Holroyd   website - www.vintagecarriagestrust.org
Clock from Mayfield Station. Now displayed at the Ingrow Museum of Rail Travel.

Manchester Piccadilly
Manchester Piccadilly station (1980) : David Webdale
56 065 loitering.
Manchester Piccadilly station (1980) : David Webdale
Class 86 under the wires.

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