Coronavirus: Railway roots of Manchester's Nightingale hospital

Archive footage shows the railway station history of a new temporary hospital in Manchester which will treat Covid-19 patients.

Manchester Central opened in 1880 but was converted into a convention centre just over a century later.

The centre, formerly known as the GMEX, is now NHS Nightingale Hospital North West.

It has space for 750 patients amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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