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Metro Tram Track – Current Position as of Today 1st November

No, unfortunately this is not a tram in Bull Street about to continue its journey to New Street Station and on to Centenary Square.

Although the track appeared to be completed yesterday, no passengers have yet ridden along the re-laid track.
But testing of the track is in progress according to the Midland Metro Alliance website.

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Metro Tram Track – Update on Progress Made in Last 3 Weeks

Time is short for completion of the new Metro track in October as stated in the Metro Alliance website. Work is continuing 24/7 so hopefully we shall soon have our superb tram facility back working again.

Construction continues…
The key Bull Street/Corporation Street junction:
— in the foreground the track continues from Snow Hill down Bull Street towards the new HS2 station
— in the background the track curves round to enter Corporation Street

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GRATITUDE – A Free Exhibition of 51 Sculptures in Chamberlain Square

Gratitude is a spectacular public art display, currently in Chamberlain Square, which honours and pays tribute to the ongoing courage and dedication of NHS Staff.

It is a colourful display of sculptures which is pleasing to both grown ups and children.

Entrance is Free and is officially by ticket but yesterday (Sunday) a ticket was not needed and there were no queues.

It runs until Monday 31 August:
Monday – Thursday: 11:00 – 19:00 (last entry 18:15)
Friday – Sunday and Bank Holiday: 10:00 – 18:00 (last entry 17:15).

Find out more here.