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Large water main which burst on Harborne Lane is on track to be fixed...

Severn Trent Water are working round the clock to fix the large water main in Harborne Lane in Selly Oak. They are track to have the work completed by the end of...

Delays of up to 40 minutes and cancellations through New Street Station.

An object caught on the overhead electric wires and an earlier signalling problem near New Street Station are causing disruption to services through the station. Most services are currently experiencing delays of...

Race-goers heading to the Cheltenham Festival urged to plan their journeys from New Street...

Race-goers heading to the Cheltenham Festival can avoid long faces by planning their journey and allowing plenty of time to catch their trains from New Street Station. The annual meet draws huge crowds,...

Harborne Lane to reopen after a large water main burst last November.  

Severn Trent Water will be reopening Harborne Lane in Selly Oak on Sunday (05/03) after a large water main burst last November. Paul Baldwyn, Severn Trent’s area operations manager, explains what’s happening:...

Midland Metro tram stop in the city centre has been renamed.

A Midland Metro tram stop in the city centre has been renamed. The Snow Hill stop, on the edge of the city centre, is now called St Chads after the change came...

Local rail passengers in line for major improvements from next year.

Rail passengers will enjoy extra capacity, more frequent services and free Wi-Fi under a new, locally managed rail network for the West Midlands, it has been confirmed. A wide range of passenger...

Number 11 bus service is celebrating its 90th birthday with an anniversary Ale Trail

Britain’s longest urban bus route, Birmingham’s famous number 11, is celebrating its 90th birthday with an anniversary Ale Trail and a locally brewed commemorative beer. Transport for West Midlands and National Express...

Eurostar arrives in Birmingham as training for high speed rail college

Birmingham has welcomed a symbol of the city’s and region’s future employment prospects with the delivery of a newly refurbished Eurostar power car – the latest arrival at Birmingham’s new world-class further...

Birmingham named the fourth most traffic congested city in the United Kingdom

Drivers are spending an average of 34 hours a year stuck in jams during peak periods in Birmingham, according to traffic information company Inrix. Researchers calculated that the direct and indirect costs...

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...

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