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Cost of Brierley Hill light rail jumps £47m


15 March 2019
Metro: prudential borrowing
Metro: prudential borrowing


The estimated outturn cost of the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Midland Metro extension has jumped by £47m to £449.5m, the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has said.

The 6.7-mile light rail line will run from the existing Wolverhampton-Birmingham line at Wednesbury to Brierley Hill in the south, via Dudley town centre and the Waterfront/Merry Hill retail/business area. Just over four miles of the route will be on a disused rail alignment and about two-and-a-half miles will be...

+72% more


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