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cycling to NEC
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hello everyone I had to go to the NEC for a couple of days last month using google maps i followed the route using mainly cycle paths from Erdington to NECits a nice ride there and I enjoyed it,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by JRA Jul 18.

 

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JRA replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"I ahve just had an email from Virgin. Sounds like it is now possible to get a key fob at Birmingham International Rail Station for the cycle hub there."
Jul 18
JRA replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"Still no reply from Virgon Rail or the station as to whether the machine that creates the key fobs at the station is working. Does anyone have information? I will email customer enquiries, but it takes a while for them to respond, and last tme they…"
Jul 13
JRA replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"I have tried phoning, emailing and 3 trips to Birmingham International station to get a key fob. Only people who knew anything are the virgin staff at the station during normal working hours. I finally managed to meet them today, and after much…"
Jul 6
Pete Woodcock replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"*****UPDATE!!!**** Virgin have answered the email  Dear Mr Woodcock,Thank you for your email, which we received on 09/06/2017 regarding parking at Birmingham International. After looking into this further for you I can confirm you can use the…"
Jun 19
JRA replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"Is there a charge for the key fob for the bike shelter, and can you just turn up and get one quickly, during a morning commute? I know it is in the middle of nowhere, but so many fast travel links from around Birmingham International that safe bike…"
Jun 18
LS replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"Wow. I'd be looking at a city break in Edinburgh or Glasgow!"
Jun 9
Pete Woodcock replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"Rather than delay things further, we'd like to offer you two First Class return tickets with Virgin Trains as an apology for the delay to our reply and on the basis that these would be accepted by you as a full and final settlement of your…"
Jun 9
LS replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"Are the free tickets just to Birmingham International or to anywhere? I fancy a trip to Scotland."
Jun 9
Pete Woodcock replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"****UPDATE***** to my 2nd Email to Virgin Trains    and i get.......   two more free first class return tickets on the west coast line already sent 3rd email in going to run out of email address at this rate.   But if you fancy…"
Jun 9
Dave Holladay replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"Emergency lights"
Jun 8
James Russell replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"Presumably poor output lights that aren't much use, other than to confirm that the bike is fitted with lights."
Jun 8
Pete Woodcock replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"what are bobby dodgers? "
Jun 8
Dave Holladay replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"Rest of freebie pack - including bobby dodgers"
Jun 7
Dave Holladay replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"Virgin were handing out free welcome packs for the bike hub from the desks at BHI - a pair of bobby dodgers and reflective stickers - and its either a PIN or an RFID access. There is also a Brompton Hire point, but it doesn't seem to be…"
Jun 7
Pete Woodcock replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"going to have a ride up there on sunday to have a nose  "
Jun 6
LS replied to Pete Woodcock's discussion cycling to NEC
"Here is the bike hub at Birmingham International train station - http://www.falco.co.uk/projects/bespoke-cycle-hub-for-birmingham-international-station/ It says it has an access system so i'm not sure if there's a charge. It's…"
Jun 5

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