More information has now become available from Centro on the proposed “Sprint” Rapid Transport System. The following has been gleaned from published literature and from Centro personnel.
Centro has announced plans for a bus-type rapid transport system to run along the No9 bus route from Colmore Row along Broad Street and Hagley Road up to Quinton. This could be operational by 2016. Continue reading
Network Rail has given notice of changes to the original plans for the redevelopment of NewStreet Gateway station project. Continue reading
If you wander around Bull Street, Corporation Street and Stephenson Street (the street outside the New Street Station entrance), you will now see signs that the Metro track is at last being laid.Image:New tram as it will appear in Stephenson Street. Photo courtesy of Centro. Continue reading
The consultation details on this have now been published.
The consultation starts today, Monday 25 November, and finishes on Friday 24 January. Continue reading
This is really important to City Dwellers and can have good and bad impacts on peoples’ lives depending on their transport needs… Continue reading
Birmingham City Council has issued another document describing its vision for the future of the Eastside of Birmingham City Centre. This is one of the Five Areas of Transformation in the of the Big City Plan, which is a developing initiative.
The latest document is 40 pages long! It’s a very good document, though, with much more details than in previous ones. There’s lots of artists impressions and photos of current scenes – well worth a read!
This is a vision, and there will be consultations as the details develop. You can give your opinions and ideas:
Contact – Development Directorate, Birmingham City Council
Call: 0121 303 4507
View the document.