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Greater Manchester City of Science

Explore the places on this web site to see how science has helped to shape Greater Manchester and meet the needs of its people. Learn about famous scientists and engineers. Find out about important research in this area from the entries showing where science is done. Alert yourself the many science events that are open to the public.
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Piccadilly Station main shed

Upgrading the west-coast mainline

From the end of September 2004 trains will run at 125 mph between Manchester and London. Not what was promised but a great step forward with more improvements to come.

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Where Science is Done


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City sponsors:
Set Point Manchester
Salford Satro