West Midlands Transportation

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    Birmingham New Street Station
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West Midlands Transportation

  • Train

    Birmingham Transportation

    Getting around/to/from the city/airport by train was easy. Trains to/from the airport take between 9 minutes and 15. Even on a Sunday they are frequent - maybe 10-15 minutes apart. I also travelled to/from Sheffield on Cross Country Trains. The one to Sheffield on a Sunday morning was slow, but on time and comfortable. The train back the next day...

  • Buses

    Birmingham Transportation

    On 31.7.06 a new FREE bus service started between the three main railway stations (New Street, Moor Street and Snow Hill), Digbeth Coach Station, the Millenium Point and the Markets. The bus is wheelchair friendly, has room for luggage and is available for all not just rail passengers. It only has those 6 stops and is every 5-8 minutes from 7.00am...

  • Plane

    Birmingham Transportation

    Birmingham is a hub airport for flybe - the airline I used. They are in the low cost & no frills category, but perfectly good most of the time (I seem to use them about once a year - Belfast & Southampton recently). My fare was about £70 return (no luggage to check in) booked many weeks in advance. The outbound flight was about an hour late....

  • Driving

    Birmingham Transportation

    Britians first Toll motorway opened recently, as a northern by-pass around Birmingham (which many a comedian have noted as a good thing) If you are using it to avoid the congested M6/M5 Spaegetti junction complex then it is probably worth the three pounds 50p for 27 miles of uncongested road. Most of the time it will not be worth it, especially...

  • Trams

    Birmingham Transportation

    The planned Midland Metro has been argued over for decades. The only section that has ever been build is the 12 and a half mile route from Birmingham to Wolverhampton - if you ever have a burning desire to travel between the two. You can in fact travel the journey by 'heavy rail' in a much shorter time, so it is really only useful if you are...

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