Since the start of the year, Manchester Piccadilly station staff have collected 1,695 items of lost property – averaging 14 items a day.

And among the items that ended up in lost property were 74 iPhones, 31 handbags and 69 purses.

Network Rail, who manage Manchester Piccadilly , supplied the data to the M.E.N. in a freedom of information response.

Reported by The Manchester Evening News. You can read the full story here. 

Matt is a digital journalist, freelancer and has written a book on the Freedom of Information Act for journalists. He runs this site in his spare time aiming to help raise awareness of the Freedom of Information Act and its uses. He can be found tweeting @mattburgess1.


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