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Manchester Piccadilly Train Station
Manchester Piccadilly railway station, operated by Network Rail, serves the north western city of Manchester. The station operates inter city routes to London, Birmingham, Bristol, South Wales, the south coast of England, Scotland and to destinations throughout the north of England. The station is the busiest in Manchester and plans exist to further enhance the station's facilities and capacity as part of the Northern Hub and High Speed 2 plans. The station has a staffed ticket office and passengers are also able to collect tickets purchased in advance (for example, on the internet) from one of the automatic ticket machines located in the station. The main entrance leads to a concourse with ground floor and mezzanine levels. The Fairfield Street entrance leads to the Metrolink station in the undercroft and is linked to the rail platforms by escalators. Facilities at the airport include ATM's, First Class Lounge, pay phones, public wifi, cafes and shops, toilets and baby changing facilities.Passenger services calling at the station are provided by Arriva Trains Wales, CrossCountry, East midlands Trains, First TransPennine Express, Northern Rail and Virgin Trains. Between them they offer passengers destinations that includes Sheffield, Buxton, Manchester Airport, Liverpool Lime Street, Southport, Wigan, Llandudno, Pembroke Dock, Stafford, Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International, Nottingham, Norwich and London Euston.Parking is available at the station for 856 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day.
Cardiff Central Train Station
Located in South Wales, Cardiff Central railway station offers passengers services to destinations including Ebbw Vale Parkway, Nottingham, Birmingham New Street, Derby, Cheltenham Spa, Swansea, London Paddington, Bristol Parkway, Manchester Piccadilly, Bristol Temple Meads and many other destinations in Wales.The railway station, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, is located on the South Wales Line which is a branch of the Great Western Main Line. Passenger services calling at the station are operated by Arriva Trains Wales, CrossCountry and First Great Western.Facilities at the station include ATM's, a First Class Lounge, pay phones, cafe, shops, toilets and baby changing facilities. Parking is available at the station for 248 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day. The station is ideally located for passengers travelling into Cardiff to the Millennium Stadium which is in the city centre. There are two entrances to the station. The main entrance, to the north, leads to the main concourse and is on Central Square, the plaza that is also home to Cardiff Central bus station, a multi-storey car park and two main city centre taxi ranks. Three main city centre landmarks are visible from here: the Millennium Stadium, Stadium House and Southgate House.