M42

M42 and A42

Bromsgrove to Kegworth

The M42 is a road of two parts, first forming part of the box of motorways surrounding Birmingham, and then striking off to the north-east as a major radial route towards Nottingham, the East Midlands and the north, turning into the A42 part-way there.

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Clear and legible

A century ago, one short memorandum issued by the Ministry of Transport laid the groundwork for a system of standardised, uniform road signs and a great deal more.