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Scheme to improve traffic flow at two Great Barr junctions, including the Scott Arms,...

An £85,000 scheme to improve traffic flow at two Great Barr road junctions, including the Scott Arms, will begin this weekend. The traffic signals and control boxes at the Scott Arms junction...

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...

Driver taken to hospital following a collision with a tram.

The driver of a white BMW One Series, a man, aged 20, was taken to hospital on Wednesday evening (26/07) after a collision with Midland Metro tram on Swan Lane in...

Vital roadworks continue on the M6 J6/A38(M) Spaghetti/Gravelly Hill Interchange

Highways England are continuing a concrete repair and resurfacing scheme at Spaghetti Junction during summer 2017 Traffic management will be in place during the works, including seven full weekend closures of junction 6 of...

Mayor of the West Midlands presents £200m Midland Metro plans to transport secretary.

Plans for the £200m extension of the Midland Metro from Wednesday to Brierley Hill have been handed to the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling. Andy Street, Mayor of the West...

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,...

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...

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