The planned route from the Airport / NEC will take Metro along the A45 corridor serving The Wheatsheaf, Yardley, Small Heath and Digbeth on its way into the City Centre. Working in partnership with the Airport expansion team Metro will form part of its key access arrangements for staff and customers.
Consideration is being given to locations for Park and Ride sites along this key transport corridor.
Number of stops
|Airport to Bull Street||29 mins|
|Swan to Wheatsheaf||5 mins|
|Digbeth to Airport||23 mins|
|Peak (7am - 7pm)||every 6 mins|
|Off Peak||every 10 mins|
This route will provide a fast and frequent link connecting
local centres, residential and industrial areas as well as
providing much needed direct route to the Airport and NEC.
It will provide a step change in quality of accessible public transport along this busy route.
A large part of this route lies within the East Birmingham and North Solihull Regeneration Zone. Construction of this route will help to regenerate the local economy and boost employment opportunities.