The Bridge

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Overview

There's one bridge in this station which marks the effective east end of platforms 1 to 11.

The bridge connects all platforms, except platform 12, allowing an easy change from the lower number platforms to the through platforms, 13 and 14.

Step-free access for this change is provided via lifts from platforms 8 - 9, 10 and 13 - 14.

To Reach

There are steps up from platforms 1 to 10, with tactile marking at the top and foot of the steps. There are lifts from platforms 8-9 and 10 - 11, whilst moving walkways offer access from platforms 10 - 11, via the Link Bridge Lounge from which there is step and lift access to platforms 12, 13 and 14.

The Bridge, Going South from Platform 1

North End

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East Side

  chocolate vending machine, opposite steps to platforms 4 and 5
pillar in middle at this point
pillar in middle opposite steps from platforms 8 and 9
lift on east wall opposite steps from platforms 8 and 9
trolley point between 8-9 and 10-11
lift on east side opposite steps up from platforms 10 and 11

South End

  walkway into Link Bridge Lounge

West Side

steps up from platforms with posts signing which platforms

  Platform 1, follow the wall and go up 14 then 14 steps going east
platforms 2 and 3, up slope then 14 and 14 steps going east
platforms 4 and 5, up slight slope, up 14 then 14 steps going east
platforms 6 and 7, up 14 then 14 steps going east
platforms 8 and 9, up 13 then 13 steps going east
escalator from 8 and 9 beside (south) of steps
platforms 10, up 15 then 14 steps going east. No steps from platform 11

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MANCHESTER PICCADILLY Station

© 2004, Terry Robinson