Midland Metro set for expansion as West Midlands handed £250m transport boost
The West Midlands has been handed £250m from the Government to help boost the region’s transport infrastructure.
The bulk of the money is likely to see the long-awaited extension of the Midland Metro from Wednesbury through Dudley to Brierley Hill.
The funding is included as part of the Government’s new £1.7bn Transforming Cities Fund, which aims to improve transport links and promote growth within city regions.
Prime Minister Theresa May will be in the West Midlands today to launch the fund.
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