New Street Alternative

Yesterday I took a day trip to London. Normally one would have to book tickets well in advance of a train journey in order to get a cheaper ticket price, but I recently came across the “Just 15” fare offered by Chiltern Railways. As the name says, it’s just

5 Comments so far

  1. Stephen Booth (unregistered) on December 18th, 2005 @ 9:04 pm

    I wouldn’t hold my breath on the revitalisation of Moor Street Station. They’ve been working on it and the roads around it for at least a decade now. I think a big part of the problem is that someone has a good idea, it’s implemented in a half arsed fashion and then someone has a different idea, &c ad inifinitum.

  2. GaZ (unregistered) on December 19th, 2005 @ 12:12 pm

    Well… being the hopeless optimist that I am, I’m willing to give them the benefit of the doubt for now. Maybe I’ll believe you in a year or so ;-)

  3. Smigs (unregistered) on December 20th, 2005 @ 8:19 pm

    moor street is by far the nicest looking of the three birmingham stations, it has to be said…

  4. Si (unregistered) on February 24th, 2006 @ 2:20 pm

    Great, you got a ticket to London for £15. How long did that take? How many stops did it make? Cheap but damn inconvenient I would say!

  5. GaZ (unregistered) on March 2nd, 2006 @ 1:03 pm

    True, you get what you pay for. It’s not the fastest way to travel, but I’m willing to spend an extra hour or so on the train reading a book / watching DVD / whatever. :)

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