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Preston Manchester Piccadilly stations

Preston Train Station

Preston railway station, operated by Virgin Trains, serves the Lancashire city of Preston and lies on the West Coast Main Line which connects London to the West Midlands, the North West, North Wales and the Central Belt of Scotland. The station has a staffed ticket office although passengers should note that it is not open in the late evening. Passengers are able to collect tickets purchased in advance (for example, on the internet) from one of the automatic ticket machines located in the station.

Facilities at the station include ATM's, pay phones, cafe, shops, toilets and baby changing facilities. The main entrance to the station is at the bottom of the station approach, a ramp off the bridge that carries Fishergate over the railway. The ticket office exists within the small concourse. This concourse gives direct access, down the ramp, to the intercity platforms 3 and 4.

Passenger services calling at the station are operated by First TransPennine Express, Northern Rail, Virgin Trains and First ScotRail. Passenger services generally depart towards Blackpool North, Blackpool South, Burnley, Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester Victoria, York, Lancaster, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Warrington, Birmingham International, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and London Euston. First ScotRail operate their "Highland" Caledonian Sleeper service with a call at Preston to and from the Scottish Highlands.

Parking is available at the station for 939 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day.

Manchester Piccadilly Train Station

Located in the north west of England, Manchester Piccadilly railway station offers passengers services to destinations including Sheffield, Buxton, Manchester Airport, Liverpool Lime Street, Southport, Wigan, Llandudno, Pembroke Dock, Stafford, Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International, Nottingham, Norwich and London Euston.

Manchester Piccadilly railway station is operated by Network Rail and operates inter city routes to London, Birmingham, Bristol, South Wales, the south coast of England, Scotland and to destinations throughout the north of England. Passenger services calling at the station are operated by Arriva Trains Wales, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, First TransPennine Express, Northern Rail and Virgin Trains.

Facilities at the airport include ATM's, First Class Lounge, pay phones, public wifi, cafes and shops, toilets and baby changing facilities. Parking is available at the station for 856 vehicles and is open 24 hours a day. The station is accessible for disabled people and has escalators and lifts to all levels, wide-access doors and gates, braille signs, hearing loops and disabled toilet facilities. Cycle racks are available on Fairfield Street and the long-stay car park and next to the tower block at the station front. In March 2010, Manchester City Council and Network Rail unveiled plans for a 'Cycle Centre' to provide secure facilities, with maintenance and hire services.