- There were three TravelSafe officers on duty at the Victoria Exchange Complex on the evening of 22nd May 2017.
- Having heard the explosion, they immediately made their way in the direction of the City Room.
- In the City Room, each of them did their best to help those affected by the explosion.
TravelSafe officers were employed by a company called STM. STM contracted its staff to Northern Rail.The role of STM staff was to provide a visible security presence on the railway network, and to ensure the safety of train passengers and staff.
On 22nd May 2017, three TravelSafe officers, Philip Clegg, Niall Pentony and Reece McKay, were on duty at the Victoria Exchange Complex.
At 22:31, Philip Clegg and Niall Pentony were standing on the station concourse“a loud bang” from the direction of the Arena. Without apparent concern for their own safety, they immediately made their way towards the scene of the explosion, entering the City Room from the Fifty Pence staircase at 22:32. Each of them did what they could for the casualties in the City Room.when they heard
Philip Clegg checked Kelly Brewster at the request of her sister, Claire Booth.He also checked Nell Jones, Elaine McIver, Martyn Hett, Wendy Fawell, Sorrell Leczkowski, Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry. In the Casualty Clearing Station, Philip Clegg assisted paramedics with John Atkinson.