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Meanwhile, away from Curzon Street, work continues on Birmingham’s dire New Street Gateway project. By the look of things, the ‘Pareto Gateway Principle’ is that 80% of the wage bill, goes on paying people to stand around in Guantanamo orange.

Birmingham Gateway, 27 Feb 2014

Absolutely nothing has been done to ease the bike rack overcrowding at the station, but a new information panel has been installed.

Overcrowded bike stands at Birmingham New Street, 27 Feb 2014

The information panel must have cost quite a lot of money. Unfortunately for anyone looking to get further details from it, the project web address ‘’ was misspelt ‘’.

Misspelt web address on Birmingham Gateway infopanel, 27 Feb 2014

A short walk away, at the Stephenson Street entrance, the British Transport Police were facing their own orthographical challenges. They warned ‘persistant rough sleepers’ about how withdrawal of “implied permission to enter the station” would ‘effect’ them.

Orthographically challenged British Transport Police sign at Birmingham New Street, 27 Feb 2014

Written by beleben

February 27, 2014 at 5:47 pm

Posted in High speed rail, HS2

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