Manchester Traincare Centre

Manchester Traincare Centre
Alstom Transport
Kirkmanshulme Lane
M12 4HR 

Tel: +44 (0)161 216 2028

Manchester is one of five Alstom Traincare Centres that maintain the fleet of 52 tilting Virgin Pendolino trains on the West Coast Main Line. It houses the control headquarters where the Pendolino full service regime, as well as maintenance operations for other customers, is planned. Under the Pendolino full service regime, Alstom provides 47 trains for service seven days per week, 364 days per year. The fleet covers 16.5 million miles per year. As well as the 12 Pendolino trainsets that arrive at Manchester each night for service, the site receives approximately 26 other trains.