TT Meet 2017

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TT-Forums Meets

2007 (Birmingham, UK)
2008 (London, UK)
2009 (York, UK)
2010 (Edinburgh, UK)
2010 (USA) (cancelled)
2011 (Manchester, UK)
2012 (Crewe, UK)
2013 (London, UK)
2014 (Glasgow, UK)
2016 (London, UK)
2017 (Birmingham, UK)

Introduction

The 2017 UK Transport Tycoon Forums meet is planned to take place in Birmingham on the 29th July. We will initially be congregating at a Wetherspoons pub, The Briar Rose, 25 Bennetts Hill, around a 7 minute walk away from New Street station, for drinks and lunch. Plans for the rest of the day are still to be finalised. Plans for the day are still to be finalised, but this will be the 10th anniversary meet (the first meet having taken place on the 30th June 2007).

As with previous years, we will not be able to accept responsibility for under-18s at the meet, so we respectfully ask that you do not attend if you are under 18 unless you are accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Attendance

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I'm coming!

Post your name/nick here if you're coming.

I'm pretty sure I'm coming!

If you're not that sure whether or not you'll be able to make it, but you want to make the effort, post your name/nick here

  • Chrill (talk) 15:40, 18 January 2017 (UTC)
  • Geo Ghost (talk) 00:11, 24 January 2017 (UTC) - If all goes well and I can book a couple of days off work, I shall be there!
  • Bad Hair Day 14:50, 2 February 2017 (UTC)

Cannot attend

If you previously thought you were going to be able to attend, but now can't, post your name/nick here

  • Redirect_Left (talk) 15:12, 18 January 2017 (UTC) - Family things came up, and unfortunately family must be before internet people

Travelling

Let us know how and when you're getting to the meet. This way, we will be able to know when people are arriving, and can let people know if they're likely to be travelling together or meeting each other at a station. Please try to keep all entries in time order!

There

  • orudge - Flying from Aberdeen to BHX, train to the city centre. Will stay overnight in Birmingham.
  • SkeedR (talk) 17:31, 18 January 2017 (UTC) - Depending on whether I can swing a lift from the gf, either car or WVH -> BHM direct
  • Ameecher 17:52, 18 January 2017 (UTC) Train from Bicester to Moor Street.
  • Pilot (talk) 21:00, 18 January 2017 (UTC) Train from Piccadilly to Crewe, then a train to New Street.
  • Dave (talk) 14:22, 23 January 2017 (UTC) - Likely to drive.
  • Geo Ghost (talk) 00:11, 24 January 2017 (UTC) Train to Kings Cross, then via Euston.
  • Bad Hair Day 14:50, 2 February 2017 (UTC) Train from Leicester to Birmingham.
  • JamieLei (talk) 22:57, 8 April 2017 (UTC) Virgin Train from London Euston.
  • Nordic Dragon (talk) 06:11, 27 July 2017 (UTC) - Open return from London, with LM.

Back

  • orudge - Flying back on Sunday afternoon.
  • SkeedR (talk) 17:31, 18 January 2017 (UTC) - Depending on whether I can swing a lift from the gf, either car or BHM -> WVH direct
  • Pilot (talk) 21:01, 18 January 2017 (UTC) Reverse of my outbound journey is the likeliest
  • Geo Ghost (talk) 00:11, 24 January 2017 (UTC) Train to Euston, then back via Kings Cross.
  • Bad Hair Day 14:50, 2 February 2017 (UTC) Train from Birmingham to Leicester.
  • JamieLei (talk) 22:57, 8 April 2017 (UTC) Virgin train to London Euston
  • Ameecher 17:52, 18 January 2017 (UTC) Train from Moor Street to Bicester.
  • Nordic Dragon (talk) 06:12, 27 July 2017 (UTC) - Return of above

Travel around Birmingham

Somebody knowledgeable can perhaps write something here.

Overnight in Birmingham

The following people will/may be staying in or near Birmingham over the weekend:

  • orudge - Staying the night in Birmingham.
  • Chrill (talk) 15:40, 18 January 2017 (UTC) - Staying the night sharing a bed with above user.
  • Geo Ghost (talk) 00:11, 24 January 2017 (UTC) - Hiding under the bed of the above user. Anyway seriously, I'll probably stop over in the centre to make it less travel hassle
  • Bad Hair Day 14:50, 2 February 2017 (UTC) - If the plan is to have a bit of a night out then I would be happy to split the cost of a hotel room with another user.
  • Pilot (talk) 14:08, 10 February 2017 (UTC) - Staying at the Travelodge Moor Street
  • JamieLei (talk) 22:58, 8 April 2017 (UTC)

Activities

Socialising!

The main focus of the meet is to get to know each other, enjoy a few pints, eat burgers, and have a laugh! While you're welcome to bring your laptop to play a game of OpenTTD or similar, you'll probably find that most people won't have gone to the trouble of doing so.

Other activities

Still to be finalised. If you have any suggestions, please post them!

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