Birmingham by Metro

West Midlands Metro operates the Metro service on behalf of West Midlands Combined Authority.  

Grand Central Birmingham


The West Midlands Combined Authority and partners have come together in the form of the Midland Metro Alliance to “Transform the West Midlands by delivering an Integrated Transport System for the future”. A Swift card is a great way to get around using the whole of the West Midlands Transport Network. 

Key Facts

  • There are 21 Trams on the Network
  • Top Speed of 43.5 miles per hour
  • There are 26 stations on the network and (9 more awaiting construction)

Discover More about transport in Birmingham

There are plenty of transport options for travelling in and around the Birmingham region including relaxing trips across the canals and regular trains taking you across the nation and beyond.