M6 Toll Road Birmingham – Avoid The Traffic!

The M6 Toll Road is commonly known as the Birmingham North Relief Road, and connects the M6 from Junction 4 to Junction 11a to bypass the Spaghetti Junction and relieve some of the traffic from the main M6 motorway.  It was opened in December 2003, and many lorry companies refused to use it because of the extra cost of toll …

Simon CalvertM6 Toll Road Birmingham – Avoid The Traffic!

Is Your Car A Bit Sporty – Then Use The M40

The M40 Motorway was built to make an easier, direct connection between Birmingham and London, and to make it easier to travel up from the South to the Midlands without using the M1, M6 or the A road routes.  It opened in the late 1960’s, but only went as far as Oxford until plans were passed to extend it to …

Simon CalvertIs Your Car A Bit Sporty – Then Use The M40

Spaghetti Junction In Birmingham – Pasta La Vista Baby!

Spaghetti Junction is a network of roads that form the junction 6 on the M6 with A38, Aston Expressway in Birmingham.  It’s real name is Gravelly Hill Interchange, but in the 1970’s, a journalist from a Birmingham local paper, gave it the nickname that local people use, because of it’s appearance from an aerial view, like that of spaghetti on …

Simon CalvertSpaghetti Junction In Birmingham – Pasta La Vista Baby!