Manchester Piccadilly Station

Department for Transport written question – answered on 29th January 2020.

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Photo of Lilian Greenwood Lilian Greenwood Labour, Nottingham South

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to his oral evidence of 16 October 2019 to the Transport Committee, Questions 13 and 14, what progress has been made on resolving the problems relating to platforms 13 and 14 at Manchester Piccadilly station.

Photo of Chris Heaton-Harris Chris Heaton-Harris Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The Department is working closely with Network Rail, train operators, and stakeholders, to develop options for improving rail capacity and performance through Central Manchester, especially affecting Manchester Piccadilly station Platforms 13 and 14. Some work to these platforms has already been carried out to improve performance and passenger experience, including better customer information systems, and improvements to passenger circulation areas.

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