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Construction from Piccadilly to Sportcity–Stadium

Pictures are arranged by area, moving away from Manchester city centre then in date order for any view.

Just east of Piccadilly stop
Sheffield Street, realigned, 31 March 2010

Tracks construction, view east, 19 December 2009

Tracks construction, view east 1, 18 April 2010
Sheffield Street, realigned Piccadilly Station car park, view east
Tracks construction, view east 2, 18 April 2010

Tracks construction, view east 3, 18 April 2010

Portugal Street East, view west, 27 November 2009
Portugal Street East, view west, 19 December 2009

Portugal Street East, view north, 19 December 2009

Portugal Street East, view west Portugal Street East, view north  
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Longacre Street
Longacre Street, view east, 28 February 2009

Longacre Street, view west, 28 February 2009

Longacre Street, view west, 18 April 2010
Longacre Street, view east Longacre Street, view west
Longacre Street, view west, 9 May 2010

Longacre Street, view west, 9 May 2010

Longacre Street, view of compound, 28 February 2009
Longacre Street, view of compound
Longacre Street, view over compound, 18 July 2009

Underpass, west ramp, 18 April 2010

Longacre Street, restoring road layout, 5 May 2010
Longacre Street, view over compound
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Pollard Street
Pollard Street, view east, 28 February 2009

Pollard Street, view east, 11 March 2010

Pollard Street, view east, 27 March 2010
Pollard Street, view east, 28 February 2009 Pollard Street, view east, 11 March 2010 Pollard Street, view east, 27 March 2010
Pollard Street, view north, 28 February 2009

Pollard Street, view west, 24 July 2009

Pollard Street, view to east of Munday Street, 18 April 2010
Pollard Street, view north Pollard Street, view west Pollard Street, view to east of Munday Street, 18 April 2010
Track across Pollard Street to Merrill Street, view east, 9 May 2010

Outbound track on Merrill Street, view west, 18 April 2010

Outbound track on Merrill Street, view west, 9 May 2010
Track across Pollard Street to Merrill Street, view east, 9 May 2010 Outbound track on Merrill Street, view west, 18 April 2010 Outbound track on Merrill Street, view west, 9 May 2010
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Holt Town
Tracks on Merrill Street, view east, 9 May 2010

Tracks on Merrill Street, view west, 11 May 2010

Beswick Street diversion, view north, 27 September 2009
Tracks on Merrill Street, view east, 9 May 2010 Tracks on Merrill Street, view west, 11 May 2010 Beswick Street diversion, view north, 27 September 2009
Holt Town, grassed area, 27 February 2009

Holt Town stop retaining walls, 1 March 2010

Holt Town track base construction, 12 March 2010
Holt Town, grassed area, 27 February 2009 Holt Town stop retaining walls, 1 March 2010 Holt Town track base construction, 12 March 2010
Holt Town track base construction, 18 April 2010

Holt Town track base construction, 11 May 2010

Holt Town, footpath view west, 28 September 2009
Holt Town track base construction, 18 April 2010 Holt Town track base construction, 11 May 2010 Holt Town, footpath view west, 28 September 2009
Metrolink & Footpath bridge over River Medlock, 12 March 2010



Metrolink & Footpath bridge over River Medlock, 12 March 2010    
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Sportcity–Stadium
Metrolink route under bridges, view east, 28 September 2009

View east of route, to the east of railway line, 8 February 2010

View west of route, to the east of railway line, 11 May 2010
Metrolink route under bridges view of route east of railway, 8 February 2010 View west of route, to the east of railway line, 11 May 2010
Temporary fill upto wide footbridge, from footpath, 28 September 2009

View from footpath, towards wide footbridge, 8 February 2010

Site of outbound platform, view from wide footbridge, 8 February 2010
view from footpath, temporary fill upto and under wide footbridge view from footpath, towards wide footbridge view from wide footbridge towards site of outbound platform
Construction of outbound platform lift shaft
two views, 11 May 2010

Sportcity–Stadium stop inbound platform site, 28 September 2009
Construction of outbound platform lift shaft Construction of outbound platform lift shaft Sportcity–Stadium stop site
Sportcity–Stadium stop inbound platform site, 28 September 2009

Sportcity–Stadium stop inbound platform site, 11 May 2010

Sportcity–Stadium stop inbound platform site, 11 May 2010
Sportcity–Stadium stop site
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Text by Tony Williams LRTA Manchester Area Officer. Pictures courtesy of John McCarthy