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It has been over two years since the Midland Metro extension to New Street Station opened and trams began to run from Snow Hill and down Corporation Street to the redeveloped station, https://birminghamcentral.blogspot.com/2016/06/call-all-stops-city-centre-extension.html.  Work is now rapidly progressing on the extension still further as the tram heads towards Centenary Square and on to Edgbaston.  The extension has already made an impact on passenger numbers with a record 7.8m passengers using it in 2018, https://www.expressandstar.com/news/transport/2019/03/08/metro-passengers-top-seven-million-for-the-first-time/



Metro extensions map reproduced from TfWM Metro Investment Briefing
https://governance.wmca.org.uk/documents/s2553/Metro%20Investment%20Programme%20Briefing%20V8%20-%20Final%20TDC%20version.pdf

The photos below show progress on this extension with paving work on Pinfold Street and adjacent to the Town Hall and rails being installed near to the Paradise development and adjace…

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