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Birmingham Transport

As the nation’s industrial hub, Birmingham developed a complex transport system for bringing in raw materials and taking out finished products leading to a network of canals, railways and later motorways criss-crossing the City. In this section we’ll reflections on the many ways Brummies, and the products of Birmingham industry, moved around the City by road, rail and boat.

Granville St – Birmingham’s Lost Rail Terminus

Birmingham’s Cross City Line is a flagship for the region’s railways, carrying as it does, some 8.5 million commuters annually, with 6 trains an hour each way at peak time stopping at all stations within the Centro region from Redditch, through Birmingham New Street, and on to Lichfield Trent Valley. However, the route South of […]