Engineers working on a new tram line in Manchester have discovered the human remains of more than 100 people.
Archaeologists believe the bones are linked to nearby Cross Street Chapel and may have been buried about 200 years ago.
They were found in Cross Street by Metrolink engineers working on the £165m Second City Crossing.
A project has begun to excavate and reinter the remains, which could date back to the late 18th Century.
Cross Street Chapel has been the meeting place of Unitarians in central Manchester since the 1660s.
Peter Cushing, a director at Transport for Greater Manchester, said: “We fully recognise the duty of care involved. Read more.