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Transport

MANCHESTER. Beware Of The Trams.

One of the delights of a walk around Manchester on a day’s street photography mission is watching the Metrolink trams hustling and bustling away through the streets. The tram system now covers roughly 98 miles or so, from up near the Pennines at Oldham and Shaw & Crompton then down to leafy Disdsbury with a side step out to Manchester Airport. They are large machines but can be oddly quiet […]

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SNAPSHOT! Manchester, Piccadilly Station Concourse Quick Step.

So the morning finds me enjoying the pleasures of Manchester’s Piccadilly station. The posh one that handles the trains from somewhere called That London and other south facing places. I’m awaiting the arrival of my Welsh correspondent, Gareth the G-Man. It’s not the busiest of mornings on the station but there’s enough going on to entertain the idle observer. Well you join me now at the end of what has […]

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SNAPSHOT! Liverpool, By Tunnel To Chester.

Good morning to you all from the Merseyrail platform at Liverpool Lime Street. I’m on my way to Chester to see how far the rebuilding of the new market hall is progressing. Obviously this may involve coffee and cake so watch this space. This isn’t the quickest route for me to get to Chester but it’s an interesting one, going under the Mersey and out down the Wirral. There’s sections […]

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SNAPSHOT! Oxenholme, Waiting On A Nighttime Station.

The day had been going well, however a couple of transport glitches means I’m at Oxenholme station waiting for a train down to Lancaster. No point in getting ratty about it, it is what it is. Anyway there’s something a bit magical about a railway out in the countryside in the evening. The local wildlife begins to take over the station as those dratted humans beggar off out of the […]

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