Fire Service warns this will be the toughest test yet for contingency measures
TRAVEL: If you're lucky enough to be jetting off from Manchester Airport this winter, you're not going to be able to get there by train.
The airport's train station will be closed from January 18 to February 9 while work is completed on a new platform.
Information on replacement buses will be released nearer the time, Network Rail has announced.
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