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  • Countdown begins to major Birmingham extension opening

    Countdown begins to major Birmingham extension opening

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    WEST Midlands Metro tram No. 20 became the first to work through to Centenary Square in Birmingham on October 23, as testing continued along the new Westside extension from Grand Central (New Street). This city centre extension is the first stage of a much larger expansion of the network around Birmingham, with the Westside line…

  • HS2 bill up to £88billion as completion date slips to 2040

    HS2 bill up to £88billion as completion date slips to 2040

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    By Ben Jones HS2 Ltd has advised the Government the first phase of High Speed 2 to Birmingham could open five years later than planned in 2031, and the overall cost of the project could rise to £88billion. Phase 2b to Manchester and Leeds has also been pushed back, with completion now expected in 2040…

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