Tunnels to reopen on schedule

The tunnels in Birmingham city centre have closed for highway maintenance until 2nd September. People who work in the city centre or who visit Birmingham are being urged to consider public transport during this time.

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Buses given 'priority' to bypass queues during closures

Tim Woodward, Network Planner at National Express West Midlands said that buses travelling through the city centre of Birmingham during the tunnel closures will be given "priority" to bypass the queues.

"Bus priority measures should reduce any amount of delay that the buses experience", he said, "they will be able to bypass the queues and provide a quick reliable service right into the heart of the city centre."

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