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Borough wins transport cash boost

Solihull is set for a share of a £3 million funding package to improve cycling, walking and public transport facilities.

Transport blueprint for economic growth unveiled

A NEW transport blueprint to underpin economic growth and job creation was unveiled for the West Midlands.

Commuters hit out at proposed rail fare increase

RAIL users in Solihull have warned they may be forced to turn their backs on public transport if plans to further increase fares go ahead.


Last week, Solihull Council debated HS2. It was the stuff of history, and there was a lot of it about.

Be positive

I MUST admit I am getting a bit fed up with the constant negativity of the UK press, every time you open a newspaper or watch the news it’s still doom and gloom.

Call for debate on HS2 rail line

A CALL has been launched for a full debate on high-speed rail after it was branded a ‘waste of taxpayers’ money.’

Centro stepping in to save threatened bus services

CENTRO has stepped in to save the S2 and S3 bus services after the operator said it could no longer run the services.

The Permanent Way, Stage2, The Crescent Theatre

THE privatisation of British railways - it doesn’t sound the most riveting subject for a play.

Public transport boost for Birmingham International Airport, NEC and Birmingham International Station

MAJOR improvements to public transport between Solihull, Birmingham International Airport, the NEC and Birmingham International railway station were announced yesterday.

Knife checks on buses and trains

HUNDREDS of people were scanned and dozens of buses were searched when Solihull police took part in knife awareness day.

Airport must fulfil its obligations

THE big news this week has been the decision by the planning committee to approve, in principle, the extension of the existing runway by 405 metres at Birmingham International Airport.


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