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Phil

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Re: Number 11 Bus Route
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2018, 12:28:24 PM »
Roy, sorry I am unable to find a photo of Higgs Motors, so I will continue on up Brookvale Road/


Looking back the way we have just comw from the Yew Tree public house. Our next view is looking toward Moor Lane and Witton Cemetery where the M6 now crosses on stilts. Then we are at the bottom of Marsh Hill at the junction of Gipsy Lane.
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Re: Number 11 Bus Route
« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2018, 07:53:44 PM »
A number 11 bus parked outside the Hare & Hounds, then comes Marsh Hill Junior School (before the new one) and then from nearly the top of the hill we take a look back.
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Re: Number 11 Bus Route
« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2018, 11:21:00 PM »
I did use the 11 service for a while in the 70s but only from Kings Heath to the Pershore Road and back for work, then of course between 1978 and 1987 I drove on there for about 4 or 5 years, following that I worked on there (on and off) for 17 years as an inspector, then during my last 11 years at work I spent a lot of time regulating the service using AVL (a gps tracking system) in the radio control room.
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Re: Number 11 Bus Route
« Reply #14 on: January 12, 2018, 07:51:15 PM »
We now arrive at Stockland Green and the Stockland Hotel just across the green from the Plaza Cinema it's been a while since we saw queues like that outside a cinema then we are at the end of Reservoir Road.
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Re: Number 11 Bus Route
« Reply #15 on: January 12, 2018, 08:09:07 PM »
Now we are heading off down Reservoir Road toward six ways passing on the way Chudleigh Road and South Road before reaching six ways.
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Re: Number 11 Bus Route
« Reply #16 on: January 14, 2018, 02:55:27 PM »
We cross six ways island at start of Erdington High Street onto Wood End Road and then head off down toward Bromford.
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Re: Number 11 Bus Route
« Reply #17 on: January 15, 2018, 12:34:04 PM »
Next on our journey we pass Rookery Park and Rookery House, then onto Bromford Lane and  the lad in the Lane pub once Ye Old Green Man and one of two pubs within Birmingham claiming to be the oldest pub amd then its another pub at the junction of Tyburn Road the Navigation.
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Re: Number 11 Bus Route
« Reply #18 on: January 15, 2018, 01:31:12 PM »
We now arrive at Stockland Green and the Stockland Hotel just across the green from the Plaza Cinema it's been a while since we saw queues like that outside a cinema then we are at the end of Reservoir Road.

Wonder what they were queuing to see!
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Re: Number 11 Bus Route
« Reply #19 on: January 15, 2018, 01:52:32 PM »
Judith the photo was taken on Sunday June 19th 1938 and the film they were queueing to see was Joe E Brown in "Whens Your Birthday".
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Re: Number 11 Bus Route
« Reply #20 on: January 15, 2018, 02:13:00 PM »

this is the film  O0


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Re: Number 11 Bus Route
« Reply #21 on: January 16, 2018, 01:52:45 PM »
Judith the photo was taken on Sunday June 19th 1938 and the film they were queueing to see was Joe E Brown in "Whens Your Birthday".
Thanks for the info  :)
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