Birmingham April 2nd

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Birmingham April 2nd

Post by palkanetoijala31 » 16 Jan 2011, 14:39

This challenge is to visit as many rail stations in the zones 1-5 in 5 hours from 12.00 to 17.00 in Birmingham area.

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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by JoeGJ1984 » 16 Jan 2011, 15:37

I think Andi is referring to the one organised by the RailUK forums at http://www.railforums.co.uk. It is on the Forum Meets section of the forum, which you can only see if registered. And they want you to say if you are going, so if you do want to go, I think you need to register (if you haven't already) on the RailUK forum (for that reason, I won't post any more details here - there is a list of rules, etc. there). I also post as JoeGJ1984 on that forum and will be going to this event.

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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by palkanetoijala31 » 16 Jan 2011, 15:46

JoeGJ1984 wrote:I think Andi is referring to the one organised by the RailUK forums at http://www.railforums.co.uk. It is on the Forum Meets section of the forum, which you can only see if registered. And they want you to say if you are going, so if you do want to go, I think you need to register (if you haven't already) on the RailUK forum (for that reason, I won't post any more details here - there is a list of rules, etc. there). I also post as JoeGJ1984 on that forum and will be going to this event.
I presume ur right i just got told about it through NeilAndrewhall

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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by greatkingrat » 17 Jan 2011, 19:04

Sounds interesting, I'm tempted to pop up to Birmingham and give it a go.
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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by tubeguru » 17 Jan 2011, 19:43

I managed 13 stations in "the Birmingham area" today on my way to Hereford. Do I win a prize?
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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by palkanetoijala31 » 17 Jan 2011, 19:48

tubeguru wrote:I managed 13 stations in "the Birmingham area" today on my way to Hereford. Do I win a prize?
u might have done if it was april 2nd neil sorry

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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by tubeguru » 17 Jan 2011, 20:22

I miscounted - I did 17. Surely that counts for something.
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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by Sam » 17 Jan 2011, 20:28

A massive congratulations goes to you... Neil Blake :D

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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by tubeguru » 17 Jan 2011, 20:42

Fame at last. Actually, it sounds like a good idea. I assume they quantified what they meant by the "Birmingham area"?
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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by greatkingrat » 17 Jan 2011, 22:23

All the stations in zone 1-5 as per http://www.networkwestmidlands.com/trai ... rkMap.aspx
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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by tubeguru » 18 Jan 2011, 08:20

At least they included Blake Street.
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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by Mitchell&BrownLook » 19 Jan 2011, 15:30

I should also be attending this event but can't confirm my attendence until about a week before hand. This is somewhat of a weird crossover - I'm friends with a number of the administrators on RailUK and in fact went out for a meal with them last night - I hadn't spotted you on the other forum Joe!

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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by JoeGJ1984 » 19 Jan 2011, 16:03

Mitchell&BrownLook wrote:I should also be attending this event but can't confirm my attendence until about a week before hand. This is somewhat of a weird crossover - I'm friends with a number of the administrators on RailUK and in fact went out for a meal with them last night - I hadn't spotted you on the other forum Joe!
Well I haven't posted all that much there. The reason why I linked to RailUK is that they want people to confirm attendance and I didn't want people from here turning up unannounced.

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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by Mitchell&BrownLook » 19 Jan 2011, 16:19

I know that when I previously publicised the Mersey Rail challenge the moderators were happy for me to promote the event here and to allow for members to "sign up" here - I've texted one to check that this is still OK.

I've got to admit that I do like the sounds of an elite team of tube challengers taking on and beating the many railway fans - at their own challenge!!!

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Re: Birmingham April 2nd

Post by JoeGJ1984 » 19 Jan 2011, 17:15

Neilandrewhall said that he will be attending with Andi.

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