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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...

Lane restriction at Five Ways Underpass for Metro extension works. 

Infrastructure works are progressing to extend the tram from New Street Station up to Five Ways. In order for the Midland Metro Alliance to construct the new tramway, the following traffic...

New Street Station marks one year since its grand reopening.

Today (20/09) marks one year since the grand reopening of one of Britain’s busiest railway stations. The £750m redevelopment of New Street Station has seen brighter, de-cluttered platforms, improved entrances to all corners...

Birmingham Airport celebrates a record breaking year – 11.6 million passengers in 2016.

Birmingham Airport, the UK’s third largest airport outside London, has celebrated its most successful year to date, handling 11.6 million passengers during the 2016 calendar year. In total 11,639,738 passengers travelled through the...

Major roadworks to start on Solihull roundabout.

Roadworks on the Blossomfield Road / Streetsbrook Road roundabout in Solihull will begin on Monday 20th February. The works are to improve traffic flow and will involve creating a third lane on...

Midland Metro tramline to reopen all the way from New Street to Wolverhampton St...

Due to the hard work of both the team at the Midland Metro and the Midland Metro Alliance, a full tram service between New Street Station and Wolverhampton St George’s will...

Hassle-free and convenient parking for commuters in Colmore Business District

Opening to the public in August 2015, B4 Car Park offers a safe, clean and welcoming environment for people to leave their vehicles. Open all day, every day and with high...

National Express West Midlands raises almost £2K for Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Bus company National Express West Midlands has presented Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity with almost £2,000 to help young patients and their families when they need it most. The operator’s Birmingham Central garage,...

Work to begin on the extension of the Midland Metro from Wednesbury to Brierley...

Work to progress the proposed extension of the Midland Metro from Wednesbury to Brierley Hill is due to commence this week. The Midland Metro Alliance (MMA), working on behalf of West Midlands...

Slower is safer as 20mph limits come into effect

Motorists are being advised that 20mph speed limits come into force across large parts of Birmingham from Monday (10/10). The speed limits will apply on residential roads in all or parts of...

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