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Friday, July 28, 2017

Essential repairs to M5 Oldbury Viaduct start this week.

The Highways Agency have started preparatory work for a major concrete repair and waterproofing scheme on the M5 Oldbury Viaduct, between junctions 1 and 2, in advance of the main scheme,...

National Express recognised for leadership on the real Living Wage

National Express UK Bus has received a Special Recognition Award for its leadership and promotion of the real Living Wage. At a recent West Midlands Citizens Mayoral Assembly in Birmingham, Citizens UK...

Bristol Road blocked and water supply interrupted due to a bust water main in...

Bristol Road in Selly Oak is blocked between Sainsbury's and University of Birmingham, due to a bust water main outside The Goose Pub. Residents and business in the area are currently suffering...

Contactless comes to National Express West Midlands buses

National Express West Midlands bus passengers have been paying by contactless for the first time. The bus company has started a trial on its X1 and X2 services between Birmingham and...

Two Hall Green gardeners get local railway stations blooming.

Two Hall Green gardeners, Vivienne Wilkes and Diane Shirley, are showing their local pride and supporting their railway by greening up not just one but two London Midland stations. Vivienne and Diane...

‪Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per...

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon (24/03). Tesco’s network of 500 filling stations is the...

Transport for West Midlands to take over the day-to-day running of its Midland Metro...

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is to take over the day-to-day running of its Midland Metro trams from October 2018 when the current concession, held by National Express, finishes. The move will...

Laptops and other technology not allowed in the cabin on flights to the UK...

The government announced on Tuesday (21/03) there will be changes to aviation security measures for selected inbound flights to the United Kingdom. Phones, laptops and tablets larger than 16.0cm x 9.3cm x...

Midland Metro passenger numbers set to top seven million on back of city centre...

The number of people using the Midland Metro soared to record levels last year after the tram system was extended onto the streets of the city centre. Passenger figures jumped from five...

Monarch flight aborted at Birmingham Airport after suspected engine fault.

Monarch Airlines flight to Malaga was aborted, at around 7AM this morning (16/03), following reports of a suspected engine fault on the runway at Birmingham Airport. Anup Sodha, who was onboard the plane,...

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