Around Birmingham 29th Septmber 2006

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It is in between Five Ways and University. About a 10 minute walk from University Station. If you turn left out of University station and then left again down on to the canal keep walking, you will go through one bridge and the next bridge after has steps to get off the canal. I was on those steps but the fence there is fairly low so you can stan on the tow path as well
 

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I seen that HST leave platform 9 this afternoon, i was on the 360 ex Cov. What service was it running that HST cos wen i looked it had Lichfield TV?
 

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Ah excellent. And the class 360 Coventry to new Street service onto platform 3. left International at 15:20
 

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...its from the steps off Somerset Road dropping onto the canal. Its visible in this phot... http://www.redcow.fotopic.net/p29770278.html
Approx 10mins (if that) walk from University station heading back towards Five Ways/Birmingham.

This phot is also in the area, ten minutes further along the canal towards Five Ways, immediatly next to Church Rd tunnel.
http://www.redcow.fotopic.net/p29770241.html or...
http://www.redcow.fotopic.net/p30505900.html when the suns out. You want a morning working for the sun to be on the right side.

Matt,nice phots. Did you go for G21?
 

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URGH i got 'one' on my mind for tomorrow!! and i knew 350 just err a typo ;)

EDIT: and i'v seen a 170 stop at Marston Green on the Coventry service (evening ones) and about 2 or 3 150s when the EMUs broke down because of the "heat"
 
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