OPINION: New bye-laws coming into effect from February 13th 2022 are useless if not enforced

The following is reproduced from the Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) website. In February 2019 a consultation took place to help us understand the views of people across the West Midlands regarding anti-social behaviour on buses, at bus station premises, bus stops and shelters. The consultation was to review the proposal of new byelaws that […]

Hydrogen vehicles to hit the road from Monday 6th December 2021

The first of Birmingham City Council’s hydrogen-powered buses will begin to enter public service from Monday 6th December. Operated by National Express West Midlands from the company’s Walsall garage, these Wright Streetdeck Hydroliner FCEV buses will be running on the well-used and frequent 51 service, which runs between Birmingham city centre and Walsall bus station, […]

Metro service suspended ‘until further notice’ from 13th November 2021

Yesterday (12th November), West Midlands Metro announced that their tram service would be ‘suspended until further notice’ following the discovery of a further ‘fault’ following the suspension of the service for several days earlier this year. Earlier this year West Midlands Metro discovered cracks on our trams, which resulted in a temporary interruption to services […]

NX Travelshops closing from 29th October

National Express will be permanently closing their Travelshops after Friday 29th October 2021, due to the changing ways that passengers are buying tickets and passes and accessing travel information. Over the past few years the retail landscape on the high street has changed dramatically with more and more people buying online or through mobile apps. […]

Traveling from Monday 17th May 2021

The following is reproduced from an email sent to West Midlands Network mailing list subscribers Stay safe, plan ahead, keep moving With further easing of Government lockdown restrictions coming from this Monday 17 May, we’ve pulled together some information to help you make the most of the increased leisure activities that will be available, including the reopening […]