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Address: Manchester, England
Description: One of Manchester's main rail stations is part of a large Center City area...
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.
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A building site

A lot of building work connected with the Metrolink going on along with new ticket gates. Hopefully when the works are complete Victoria will be a pleasant station to travel from.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Pat N
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Arklow, Ireland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
49 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

A very pretty station, very clean and easy to find your platform. There are plenty of places to grab a bite to eat or magazine should you need to. My only complaint would be the installation of coin operated tolls put on the toilets. I can understand the need to keep unwanted people out, but this can be a huge... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Always go through Victoria on my way to town as I use metrolink to get in to the city centre rather than bus. A lot of work has gone in to the station to improve it overall and can see the benefits, a combined old and new although am not a fan of the bubble roof I do like other... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Enjoyed going by train from Ashton to Victoria , this old Victorian station his full of nostalgia , right in the centre of Manchester so shopping very easy , and train times good Still having big improvements made but going to be great when finished ,also tram station enclosed so fantastic transport

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I usually dont complain because I have worked in restaurants and I know that employees cant defend themselves much because customer is in 99% always right. Well, I use train every day because I work outside of Manchester. I usually go to Oxford Road Station, but this time I was closer to Victoria so I thought why not go to... More 

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Arklow, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A lot of building work connected with the Metrolink going on along with new ticket gates. Hopefully when the works are complete Victoria will be a pleasant station to travel from.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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484 reviews 484 reviews
312 attraction reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

location in Manchester close to shopping area.the victoria station on of the main station in Manchster , it is connect north Manchster to other parts & have train to many cities espically liverpool. the building wonderful & good for Environment in spite of they kept part of old building when they renew & improve this building in 2009. this building... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Originally opened in 1839, this station was enlarged in 1909 and is a fine example of Edwardian baroque architecture. It is currently undergoing a well needed refurbishment behind this lovely frontage. High up just under the clock you can see the words Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway inscribed. This was the main rail operator up until the 1920's with pleasure trips... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
76 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

whilst the railway is under refurb, the lady on the station was so helpful on my nervous trip too blackpool, she was so helpful, thankyou and too the train drivers /organisers on the 6 march , when I asked if that was the train too blackpool north as all the trains I travelled on were in the station and on... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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673 reviews 673 reviews
398 attraction reviews
349 helpful votes 349 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

There is no doubt this is a great building but not exactly user friendly on the inside. There is currently a major refurb going on to bring this station upto date. With trains from east to west of the country this is a major station in manchester

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1,309 reviews 1,309 reviews
423 attraction reviews
478 helpful votes 478 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Awful smelly train in desperate need of total renovation. How they have let it get to that state of neglect I'll never know. Saw people urinating. Screens didn't work properly so I missed my train!

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