Manchester Piccadilly Reading Train
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Manchester Piccadilly Reading stations
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.
Reading Train Station
Located in Berkshire, Reading railway station offers passengers services to destinations including London Paddington, Bristol Temple Meads, Bath Spa, Chippenham, Swindon, Cardiff Central, Swansea, Exeter St Davids, Plymouth, Newquay, Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International, Southampton, Bournemouth, London Waterloo and London Heathrow Airport.Reading railway station is operated by Network Rail and is located on the Great Western Main Line which connects London Paddington station to the west of England and South Wales. To the west of the station, the line splits into two branches, allowing it to serve a variety of communities in the West and South West of England and onward into South Wales. At either Cardiff Central or Swansea connections with the Arriva Trains Wales boat train to/from Fishguard Harbour railway station are available. This in turn connects with the Stena Line ferry to Rosslare Europort in Ireland. It is the third busiest interchange station outside London, after Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly, with almost 3.8 million passengers changing trains at the station annually. Passenger services calling at the station are operated by CrossCountry, South West Trains and First Great Western.Facilities at the station include ATM's, pay phones, public wifi, cafe, shops, toilets and baby changing facilities. Parking is available at the station for 1,275 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day.