Midland Metro open to New Street Station

Tram services are now operating to Birmingham's New Street station as the city centre extension opened for business on 30th May.

The Midland Metro city centre extension from Bull Street to the station and Grand Central shopping centre began operating at 8am.

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Secretary of State Announces Decision on Centenary Square Route

The Secretary of State for Transport has approved the Transport and Works Act order for the Centenary Square Extension. The notice can be seen here

Changes to Access on Corporation Street

Corporation Street, Stephenson Street and Upper Bull Street are access only, in preparation for trams operating to Grand Central.

On Corporation Street and Stephenson Street trams will operate in both directions but all other vehicles, including cycles, will operate in the direction indicated on the map. Cycle restrictions are signed.

It is essential that all deliveries to city centre locations along the tram route are carried out at the permitted times only and that all delivery vehicles park in designated loading bays and do not obstruct the tramway. Any vehicle that obstructs the tram could be towed away.

Traffic marshals will be in place to assist during the first few weeks of change.

For full details please download our information leaflet here 





Midland Metro

Ansaldo T69

Midland Metro links key areas along a busy transport route serving local centres on the way.

Birmingham City Centre Extension

Metro on Corporation Street

Constructing Midland Metro through the heart of Birmingham City Centre.


New Tram

Find out more about the Midland Metro vehicles.

Photos and Videos

New Street station

A selection of photos, artist impressions and videos.

Other Information

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