The extension will run through Dudley to the DY5 Enterprise Zone at Brierley Hill and is estimated will create 7,000 jobs.Read the full story ›
It has been revealed that a lorry blocked the Midland Metro track for five hours yesterday in Birmingham.Read the full story ›
A lorry driver was left red-faced after blocking Birmingham city centre tram lines during rush hour while looking for the motorway.Read the full story ›
Part of a tram network in Birmingham had to be halted after a stranded lorry blocked the tracks, causing disruption for rush-hour commuters.Read the full story ›
Viewers have been sending in photos of a lorry which is blocking the Midland Metro tracks between St Pauls and Birmingham New Street.
The lorry is on the track at St Chads. Tickets are being accepted on West Midland Buses and London Midland services.
Trams will now be terminating at St Chads due to a lorry blocking the track to Bull St. Tickets/passes accepted on trains/NX bus. *Sue
Latest update- Trams will terminate at St Pauls, tickets and passes accepted on London Midland trains from the Hawthorns, also NX buses
There is currently no service on the Midland Metro between St Pauls and Birmingham New Street due to a lorry blocking the track at St Chads.
Tickets are being accepted on London Midland services.
Trams will be terminating at St.Pauls due to a lorry blocking the track at St Chads. *Sue
During the disruption tickets & passes will be accepted on London Midland trains to the Hawthorns also N/X buses. *Sue
Businesses along the route of the new tram extension in Birmingham say they're angry the project has been delayed again after safety tests found problems with the track.
Firms have received compensation for the over running works, but some say they're still surviving on a knife edge.
The £128 million upgrade and extension was meant to start carrying passengers all the way to and from Grand Central station this weekend.
Those in charge of the work say the setback is 'bitterly disappointing', but they must get everything right before the route can open to the public. Chris Halpin reports.
The multi-million pound Midland Metro extension has been delayed for a third time because of problems with the new track.Read the full story ›
Midland Metro are only running between Wolverhampton and St Paul's, Tickets are being accepted London Midland trains JEQ and BSH each way
Members of the public will get the chance to go on one of the Midland Metro's new trams tomorrow.
£40 million has been spent upgrading the fleet, and five out of a eventual 20 trams are being tested at the main depot in Wednesbury.
They'll be in full service by the summer, but passengers can have an early look at one of the high-tech trams at Birmingham Snow Hill station tomorrow. Chris Halpin reports.