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Reading Manchester Piccadilly stations

Reading Train Station

Reading railway station, operated by Network Rail, is a major railway station and transport hub that serves the town of Reading in Berkshire. The station lies on the Great Western Main Line which connects London Paddington station to the west of England and South Wales. The station is located on the northern edge of the town centre close to the main commercial and retail areas of the town. 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, public wifi, cafe, shops, toilets and baby changing facilities. Adjacent to the station is a bus interchange which is served by many of Reading's bus services.

Passenger services calling at the station are operated by CrossCountry, First Great Western and South West Trains. Destinations available include 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.

Parking is available at the station for 1,275 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.