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WEST Midlands Trains, a joint venture of Abellio, JR East and Mitsui, has finalised two orders worth £680m for 107 new trains with Bombardier and CAF for the new West…
BRITAIN’s prime minister Mrs Theresa May announced during a visit to the West Midlands on November 20 that the government will provide West Midlands Combined Authority with a £250m grant…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport has pledged £59.8m towards Midland Metro’s 2km Edgbaston extension, completing the £149m in funding required for the project.
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) announced on August 10 that it has awarded a contract to operate the West Midlands franchise to West Midlands Trains, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Abellio…
Preliminary works are now underway for the first phase of Britain’s HS2 project to build a 338km high-speed network linking London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds. David Briginshaw reviews progress on…
PLANS for a £200m extension to the Midland Metro light rail system from Wednesbury to Brierley Hill have been handed to Britain's secretary of state for transport, Mr Chris Grayling.
TRANSPORT for West Midlands (TfWM) announced on March 22 that it will take the day-to-day operation of the Midland Metro light rail network in Birmingham and Wolverhampton in-house when the…
SCIENTISTS at the University of Birmingham, Britain, have developed application which enables passengers to measure ride comfort using their smart phones.
THE West Midlands Combined Authority (WCMA), Colas Rail, Egis Rail, Tony Gee and Pell Frischmann have set up the Midland Metro Alliance to procure, construct and commission extensions worth £1.2bn…
THE new West Midlands Combined Authority centred on Birmingham, Britain, is drawing up plans through Transport for West Midlands, which comes into force this month, to expand the rail network…
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