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Colmore Circus Closure

From Saturday the 12th April to Sunday 4th May 2014, a road closure at Colmore Circus will be in place to enable the construction and installation of track in the Colmore Circus carriageway.

Diversions are in place via Livery Street and some bus routes using Snow Hill Queensway may be affected.

Metro Information van

Expert advice about the Midland Metro project is available from the Metro Information Vehicle which will be on Corporation Street, opposite House of Fraser, on Wednesday 16th and 30th April from 11:30 until 14:00.

Midland Metro

The first Midland Metro line opened to the public on 30th May 1999.  A clean electrically powered tram system Midland Metro links key areas along a busy transport route serving local centres on the way.

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Birmingham City Centre extension

Centro has let the contract to build an extension to Midland Metro from Snow Hill to New Street Station.  The route will see a new Stop at St Chad's which will link to Snow Hill Station via the second access then travel through the new development at Snow Hill Queensway and onto the road. Find out more


Line 1 opened to the public in 1999 and now carries more than 5.2 million passengers a year between Wolverhampton and Birmingham. Travel Midland Metro, operates Midland Metro seven days a week with a turn-up-and-go eight-minute frequency during the day.

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Other Metro Extensions

Centro is currently working on a number of extensions to Midland Metro including.

Centenary Square, Birmingham Eastside and Wolverhampton Rail Station

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