Donuts on the mound 2 – Back to the trains
In this donut filled adventure
- Continuing a new tradition
- Off to Birmingham Airport
- Aer Lingus EI263 Birmingham Airport to Dublin T2
- And there were planes. And Donuts
- Back to Dublin Airport
- Aer Lingus Regional EI6276 Dublin Airport to Birmingham Airport
- Back to the trains
- It’s Still About Community
With me off the ATR72-600, I headed aboard the waiting shuttle bus. With the bus loading quickly, it was sent on its way for a quick ramp tour of Birmingham Airport, before arriving at the arrival doors for Irish arrivals.
There was a short wait whilst the doors were opened for the arrival, but soon – we were let in.
The arrivals bypass customs, and instead a police inspection point (which is hardly ever manned). Once through this, you’re in the luggage reclaim section
With no luggage to take, I headed through the customs control point, and out into the public area.
Of course, this being an airport – there’s one last hurdle to clear, and that’s the last duty-free shop.
Once past that last hurdle – you’re heading into the public area.
With me clear, I headed back towards the railway station for a short ride back to New Street station.
Following the signs, I reached the AirRail link, and for once had timed it in time to meet one arriving.
Arriving into Birmingham International station, a CrossCountry Voyager was just about to depart towards Birmingham New Street. I jumped on it for the 10 minute ride on the trains to Birmingham New Street.
Passing the airport on the way out, an Emirates Airbus A380 (one of two a day) had arrived at Birmingham Airport.
With a 10 minute ride being as such, I was soon deposited at Birmingham New Street train station – still rather warm with the heat of British Summer.
Whilst I could had waited for a bus home, I was starting to be a little more than tired. I therefore opted for a taxi ride back to the flat.
15 minutes after getting off the train, I was at my front door – the end to a great day out.
Finally: It’s STILL about community
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