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Westside Birmingham City Centre

Ends: 31 December 2021

Last updated: 11 March 2021

What’s happening?

The Birmingham Westside extension will bring Metro services from Grand Central to Centenary Square, Broad Street, Five Ways and Hagley Road providing new opportunities for residents and businesses. Once completed it will improve transport links in the heart of Birmingham, making journeys faster and more accessible. 

The project is being delivered in two phases:

Phase one which is now complete, saw the Metro line extended from from Grand Central, past Birmingham’s Town Hall to Centenary Square. 

Phase two is now underway to further extend the route from Centenary Square along Broad Street to Hagley Road in Edgbaston (just west of Five Ways). Stops will serve Brindleyplace, Five Ways and the terminus on Hagley Road. 

Where's it happening?

Travel tips

You will still be able to get to where you need to go, but consider the following:

Plan ahead and leave more time for your journey. If you travel, you’ll need more time for your journey to take account of changes and diversions.
Use a different route. If you do have to use the car, check your route before you leave. Google Maps or a Sat-Nav with live traffic updates will help you pick the least congested route each time.
Think about your options. There will be changes to bus stops and routes.