Brum Metro... How the hell does one to extend from BSW to BHM?

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The approach to BSW terminus on metro is few feet below the street level. If they extend it to BHM, they would have to tunnel it to the street level or they would have build a very steep slope to street level. I don't know how this can be done.

Unless they're planning to do this at completely different platform, this seems like it can not be done.
 
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The approach to BSW terminus on metro is few feet below the street level. If they extend it to BHM, they would have to tunnel it to the street level or they would have build a very steep slope to street level. I don't know how this can be done.

Unless they're planning to do this at completely different platform, this seems like it can not be done.
This is exactly what they've done. Platform 4 of show hill is no longer going to be used for metro services, alongside it they've built a (relatively) steep slope up to Bull Street.

The actual station is no longer at Snow Hill, it's at St Chads. I believe one will be able to access the new Snow Hill entrance from it, but it isn't useful for Colmore Row.
 

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Here is the map of the extension.

Also I should point out you shouldn't call it the Birmingham Metro; only the very end of it is in Birmingham...
Well it terminates at Birmingham? I could call it West Brom, Wolverhampton and as well as Birmingham metro.
This is exactly what they've done. Platform 4 of show hill is no longer going to be used for metro services, alongside it they've built a (relatively) steep slope up to Bull Street.

The actual station is no longer at Snow Hill, it's at St Chads. I believe one will be able to access the new Snow Hill entrance from it, but it isn't useful for Colmore Row.
Oh ok.
And now... in three dimensions...

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Cheers for that video, it is much clearer.
 
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