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HRS 679 Manchester Victoria concourse

Photo: Refreshment and 1st class passenger waiting room, Manchester Victoria Station. Photo June 2005.

Manchester Victoria Station replaces an earlier station at Hunt's Bank in Manchester opened in 1839 for the Manchester & Leeds Railway and designed by George Stephenson. Victoria Station was to become one the largest passenger stations in the UK, with 'the longest platform' Victoria to Exchange Station a distance of 2194 feet. The station was built partly on a graveyard and over the River Irk.
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Keywords:L & Y, Manchester Victoria, Railways, Stations, architecture, buildings, concourse, exchange stations, lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, passengers, stephenson, victorian, waiting rooms

HRS 679 Manchester Victoria concourse