Salford London Train
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The city of Salford's northern boundary is with the boroughs of Bolton and Bury and its southern boundary is with Trafford. To the west is bounded by Wigan and by Manchester to the east. The city has excellent public transport links and has nine railway stations situated on 4 different routes. The city's railway stations are Eccles, Patricroft, Irlam, Clifton, Swinton, Moorside, Walkden, Salford Central and Salford Crescent. The city also has the Eccles Line of the Manchester Metrolink which runs through the city with stations at Exchange Quay, Salford Quays, Anchorage, Harbour City, Broadway, Langworthy, Weaste, Ladywell and Eccles. Salford also has bus stations at Pendleton and Eccles with services throughout the city, and to Greater Manchester and beyond.
The city grew during the Industrial Revolution as a result of the textile industry. Despite its success Salford was dominated by its neighbour, Manchester. In 1894, the Manchester Ship Canal was opened which ran from the River Mersey to Salford Quays. When it was complete it was the largest navigation canal in the world. Along the route of the canal, it was necessary to create an aqueduct carrying the Bridgewater Canal over the Ship Canal.
The world famous city of culture, sport, business, fashion, finance and food, London is the capital of the United Kingdom and is located in the south east region of England. For such an amazing city it may come as a surprise to many visitors to find out that many of London's attractions are free. Examples of free attractions include the British Museum, the Museum of London, the National Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery, the Tate and Tate Modern, the Natural History Museum, the National Maritime Museum Greenwich, the Science Museum and many, many more! For a relaxing way to explore the city take one of the many open topped bus tours or alternatively take a different perspective of London and hop on to a river boat tour where you will get to see the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London and Tower Bridge from a unique perspective. For the more energetic visitor there are walking tours and even cycle tours covering many parts of London. Getting around London is easy as the city is well served by local bus, rail, underground, tram, DLR and river boat services. Most services take advantage of the Oystercard cashless electronic ticketing system that is used by most of London's transport network.