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Victorian Railway Architecture At its Best

This railway station is a great mix of old and new. The old building is there in all its grandeur... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Much better for a makeover ...

The station is vastly improved since its makeover. The toilets are new and clean. The tram... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cheadle, Staffordshire Moorlands
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One of Manchester's main rail stations is part of a large Center City area that includes an entertainment complex and an office and hotel tower.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good34%
  • Average28%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This railway station is a great mix of old and new. The old building is there in all its grandeur with iron and glass canopy, presenting names of towns and cities in the glass. Step inside and the old concourse is still present with an...More

Thank werenotstoppingin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The station is vastly improved since its makeover. The toilets are new and clean. The tram services are clearly marked and accessible. The ticket barriers are good and easy to use. Always friendly staff on hand to help.

Thank CllrStephenEllis
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Since its revamp and rebuilding the tram side of the station is much better and bright and airy but the rest of it is a real dump. Dont go to far east on the station the footbridge mustnt have been painted in years - an...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Traditional British railway station. Bit of character due to its age. Still, it’s a train station with all the things that go along with thongs of people and railway hustle.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Train is a very good way to travel in the UK but expensive by NA's standards. The station is large with all of the usual amenities.

Thank 55Traveller55714
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I've visited Manchester Victoria Station on several occasions, and it's a proper old fashioned station with a soul. Very nice building to visit.

Thank JakeYork
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We have used the station for decades and I’ve had many great trips to and from here. It has significantly changed over the years but still retains an interesting historical element. As you would expect, there are lots of places to eat and drink and...More

Thank Off their P
Reviewed 8 November 2017

An impressive building from the outside and even more impressive inside with all the Victorian features intact. It is like taking a step back in time!

Thank welshheather2017
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is now a great station with the links to the tram network all within the same station. It is great to be under cover

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We visited weatherspoons after getting off train,fancied a breakfast and a pint,we went for the large breakfasts,they were massive when the arrived surprisingly quickly,piping hot and cooked to perfection,a real struggle to finish but we managed ,they were just over a fiver each,brilliant value and...More

Thank Graham W
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