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WMCA grapples with Metro cost escalation

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31 August 2018
 

The West Midlands Combined Authority is grappling with a forecast £93m increase to the cost of two Midland Metro line extensions. 

The estimated outturn cost of the Brierley Hill Metro extension is now £343.6m, compared with a budget of £310m. The cost of the Birmingham to Solihull interchange route is estimated at £735m, against a budget of £675m. 

“An exercise is ongoing via the Metro delivery board to review and verify the costs to completion for...

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