Transport Fever 600 Town Midlands Map #78: Hagley and Blakedown Join the Network

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dan b · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

Relevant videos this time has 1 video at Coventry (I wonder why) 2 videos at Blakedown and 1 video at Hagley

https://youtu.be/AJmtl4mJFHw

https://youtu.be/jW4-TrZxgZk

https://youtu.be/NP1u_2ftMqA

https://youtu.be/Cdl8pDKAv9Q

David White · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

The latest Official Episode to date GT…. lost my Vancouver map again, trying to get it back.

MitchellDoesThings · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

Working Thursday nights have their bonuses when I finish at 7 in the morn, great as always GrandT! (Just call me James if it's easier – Mitchell be thy surname 😉 )

Derrick Jones · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

Happy Thur-xxxxxxxx—— Friday!

Mr Melon03 · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

The viaduct in Kidderminster will be a challenge

josh pluck · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

West Midlands train are now doing a london euston to liverpool lime street via Birmingham new street thought id let you know

8 Bit MEGA-Blade · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

yay i can watch this on the day of release!!!!!

ManeringMr · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

Nun-Cov-Lms is platform 2 Nun-Lms and platform 4 for Lms-Nun

Stephen Reardon · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

The cutting is through red sandstone, is almost vertical and fairly close to the track. You've definitely made a good start

Stephen Reardon · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

Whilst on the subject of busses, the bus from Birmingham to Worcester, the 144 run by First Worcestershire (Formerly Midland Red West), connects several place on the map. Starting at Worcester Bus Station, which is effectively immediately south west of Worcester Foregate Street given the scale of the map, it passes under the Foregate Street bridge, where in real life the first stop on the route is, then runs through Fernhill Heath, Droitwich & Wychbold to Bromsgrove Bus Station, which unlike the train station, is in the centre of the town. From there it goes onto Sidemoor and Catshill (as in hill of Cats), where some of the buses (numbered 144a) terminate. The rest go onto Marlbrook, Rubery, Longbridge, Northfield & Selly Oak. They terminate in central Birmingham on the Smallbrook Queensway (just south of Birmingham New Street). To add even more authenticity, Worcester's bus depot is just to west of Shrub Hill, off the road linking it to Foregate Street. The route is also known as the Salt Road. Despite First buses usually being white, pink or blue, and Midland Reds being red, the buses on this route are green.

Andrew Pedley · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

Where did you get the BR Mk1 NSE coaches from?

Lord_Lemonator · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

Cracking Video Grand! Can’t wait till we get to Kidderminster for the Severn Valley! Taking my Girlfriend there next month for some Diesel Thrash. Also, any chance of visiting Water Orton next episode 🤪. Regards, Daniel.

Golden Squid · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

Hello, The Nuneaton to Leamington Spa (via Coventry) started on the 18th May 2019. It mainly uses Platform 4 going towards Coventry and Platform 2 going towards Leamington Spa.

The service is now ran by ex London Overground Two Carriage Class 172's replacing the single Class 153.

dan b · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

Looking forward to seeing some great western Railway services in.

Mr Melon03 · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

I hope you do an episode on the Severn valley railway. could get picks of station 🛤️

Kevin sessions · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

Just checked online and the Lemington spa to Nuneaton train the service just started on the 20th may 2019. Also the X1 colour is silver it's called national express platinum . There a bus from Birmingham city center that goes to kingsheath the 50

Kevin sessions · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

Well done

dan b · May 31, 2019 at 7:35 am

Oh yeah, got a signal box.

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