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Manchester Piccadilly station: Quiz


Question 1: It was renamed London Road station in 1847, around the time the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway was formed (later to become the ________).
Lancashire and Yorkshire RailwayGreat Northern Railway (Great Britain)Midland RailwayGreat Central Railway

Question 2: Following the 1923 railway grouping, the station was served by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway and the ________.
London and North Eastern RailwayLNER Peppercorn Class A1LNER Gresley Classes A1 and A3LNER Class A3 4472 Flying Scotsman

Question 3: It serves intercity routes to London Euston, Birmingham New Street, South Wales, the south coast of England and ________, Edinburgh and Glasgow Central in Scotland, and routes throughout northern England.

Question 4: On one side was the London Midland Region of ________; on the other was the Eastern Region.
Midland MainlineVirgin TrainsBritish RailScotRail

Question 5: In 2001-2002, as part of preparations for the ________ the remainder of the station was rebuilt, to designs by BDP, greatly increasing the size of the station concourse and improving access for road traffic.
2002 Commonwealth GamesEngland at the 2002 Commonwealth GamesPakistan at the 2002 Commonwealth GamesScotland at the 2002 Commonwealth Games

Question 6: Above the concourse is a second level of food outlets and bars, as and the ________ First Class Lounge.
East Midlands TrainsSouth West TrainsIsland Line TrainsVirgin Trains

Question 7: It was the terminus of the Manchester and Birmingham Railway, who shared it from August 1844 with the ________.
GlossopManchester Piccadilly stationManchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire RailwaySheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway

Question 8: [4] The project was eventually cancelled and subsequent rail improvements concentrated on surface projects and the introduction of ________.
Passenger rail terminologyTramTram-trainLight rail

Question 9: A ________ leads to the upper concourse linked by footbridge, steps and lift to platforms 13 and 14.
ChicagoMoving walkwayParisLondon

Question 10: ________ Express units are used for these services.
British Rail Class 156British Rail Class 153British Rail Class 150British Rail Class 158


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