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This is the completely renovated station in Birmingham with a direct connection London.
Railway type and traffic
At Moor Street you can get:London Midland 150,153,Chiltern Railways 165,168,172, and Class 68 local hauled with Mk3 stock (The 68 is usually7 at the country end with the DVT facing London)
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RTT Link Moor Street, Birmingham
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It is an inner city location, there are plenty of places to shelter. If you want to get on to the platform just let the gate line staff know. Most of the time they will let you on the platform.
Follow the M40 to the Alcester Rd / A435.Take exit 3 from the M42Continue on the A435.Drive to the B4100 into Birmingham
follow signs to Birmingham Moor Street.
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Moor Street, Birmingham map co-ordinates
There is a car park opposite the station.
You can access this station by train directly from London or from places such as Dorridge, Worcester or Stratford-upon-Avon.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are toilets between platform 2 and 3, there is a 'Coffee Hut' by platform 2 as well.
The Birmingham Central Moor Street Travelodge is not far from the station, you can see it from the Station exit.
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Moor Street, Birmingham
Moor Street, Birmingham general view map
Moor Street, Birmingham close up map
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Moor Street, Birmingham
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You can take photo all day. But the station faces roughly east west so light will move round during the day. Locos tend to be on the country end of workings which will place them at the barrier end of the platforms.
General views - All photographs © Andre Pronk unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west
Fig 2 - Looking west
Fig 3 - Looking west
Fig 4 - Looking east - Image © Tim Squires.
From the platform end showing the awkwardly placed signal gantry.
Fig 5 - Looking east - Image © Tim Squires.
Telephoto shot looking east showing a train stabled in the nearby siding - Class 67's are no longer seen here on these duties.
Fig 6 - Looking west - Image © Tim Squires.
Loco hauled train sitting in the platform 3 bay - Class 67's no longer used on these services
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