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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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 […]
One of the delights of travelling in and around Manchester, well for me anyway, is the City’s Metrolink trams system. The yellow beasts trundle through the city centre and then out into the outlying suburbs and towns. The total route is something approaching sixty five miles with just under a hundred stops.
This slightly damp Saturday morning finds me doing my grumpy troll impression across the station concourse at Manchester Piccadilly. I have a specific destination in mind but I’m saying nothing until I get there. Sneaky I know but it will stop you all name calling in case I make a mess of the day. So there. https://www.visitmanchester.com/ https://www.networkrail.co.uk/communities/passengers/our-stations/manchester-piccadilly/ https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Tourism-g187069-Manchester_Greater_Manchester_England-Vacations.html https://www.alamy.com/portfolio/imagesbylachlan https://lachlan-main.pixels.com/shop/greeting+cards https://lachlan-main.pixels.com/shop/prints https://www.shutterstock.com/g/Lachlan1/sets/260639392
I’m in Manchester for a few hours, I fancied a walk around the city plus I need some fresh images for my photo library submissions. Needing food, a constant state for me, I took myself over to Ancoats and the New Islington Marina. This was created out of the network of canals that brought cargoes in and out of Manchester before railways and the iron horse gained the upper hand. […]