Topic: Birmingham

Exterior from the street of Birmingham New Street Power Signal Box

Birmingham’s brutalist box bows out

The power signal box on the edge of Birmingham New Street station has finally come to the end of its working life. Last Christmas, 57 years after being commissioned as part of the radical overhaul...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Overhead shot of Marston Bridge sliding into place over the M42 motorway

Mind the gap – HS2 bridges major highway

The HS2 high speed rail project in Britain is claiming a world first for their ‘bridge slide’ operation, carried out over Christmas, and over the M42 motorway in Warwickshire, in the English Midlands. Engineers claim...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton