Birmingham Moor Street

  • Branch Line Society and Vintage Trains team up for West Midlands ‘Balti bash’

    Branch Line Society and Vintage Trains team up for West Midlands ‘Balti bash’

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    VINTAGE Trains and the Branch Line Society are offering an opportunity to enjoy the tasty combination of rare track, Class 20s and a curry – all on the same train! Starting from Solihull, the September 22 tour will run to Shrewsbury via Warwick, Sutton Park and the Ironbridge branch.  After a break in Shrewsbury, the…

  • Delay to Birmingham’s eastern £137m extension

    Delay to Birmingham’s eastern £137m extension

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    GOVERNMENT approval for the West Midlands Metro’s £137million Eastside extension to Digbeth, which would serve the proposed HS2 station at Curzon Street, is being delayed by uncertainty over the high-speed rail project. The extended tramline, which would connect Curzon Street with New Street, Moor Street and Snow Hill stations, may not now open until 2026…

  • Rare totem signs in starring role at July Stafford sale

    Rare totem signs in starring role at July Stafford sale

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    Rare British Railways station totem signs take centre stage at Railwayana Auctions UK’s next Stafford auction.

  • Vintage Trains plans to run 30 day tours in 2019

    Vintage Trains plans to run 30 day tours in 2019

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    By Cedric Johns VINTAGE Trains has announced its first season of tours as a Train Operating Company. The publication of the 2019 itinerary coincided with Tyseley Locomotive Works’ flagship WR 4-6-0 No. 7029 Clun Castle successfully completing its main line proving runs to and from Stratford-upon-Avon in February, as outlined on News, pages10/11. Testing over,…

  • New ‘radical’ vision for Birmingham Moor Street unveiled

    New ‘radical’ vision for Birmingham Moor Street unveiled

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    STRIKING new images of a radical but respectful transformation of Birmingham Moor Street station have been revealed by West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE). The images are part of proposals to redevelop the station and improve links with Birmingham New Street and HS2 services at Curzon Street. The concourse area would double, two additional platform faces…

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