We’ve already achieved high customer service rankings within the UK’s light rail sector but we’re always striving to be better.
Our customer service team is on hand to help you if you have any problems or if you want to find out further information. You can contact them by telephone or email (or, of course, a good old fashioned letter) and we’re continuously expanding our social media outputs. Please see our opening times here.
If something does go wrong, we’re here to help and we also have a robust complaints handling process in place should you need to use it. This is described by clicking here.
We’ve set out below some frequently asked questions which you may find of use, but if you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, do please get in touch.
Trams run every from 6-8 minutes during Monday to Saturday daytimes and every 15 minutes early mornings, during the evenings and on Sundays.
Every stop has real-time passenger information displays that show when the next tram is due. You can also use our journey planner to get specific departure times and when you will arrive at your destination.
Yes, the Metro is 100% low floor with two dedicated wheelchair spaces on each vehicle.
Yes, with 100% low floor accessibility there is plenty of room for buggies and prams onboard.
No, we do not have room for bikes on the Metro. There are cycle parking facilities at most Metro stops.
Yes, with 100% low floor accessibility is it easy to use the Metro with a mobility scooter. However you must obtain a permit before travelling, click here for more details.
Single, return and day tickets can be purchased from the Conductor on the tram. You can pay by cash, contactless or Swift pay as you go.
Check out our Tickets & Fares page to find out more.
As soon as you turn 16, you must buy an adult ticket.
Child fares are available for those aged between 5 and 15 years old. Anyone travelling on a child fare may be asked for proof of age by our inspectors.
Season Tickets can offer great discounts for those who travel more than, say, three or four days a week. And generally the longer the Season Ticket the bigger the savings. Check out our Tickets & Fares page to find out more.
We have a range a season tickets for regular travellers including weekly, 4 weekly and monthly direct debit options. These can be purchased online with a Swift card or at Travel Centres.
Your Season Card must be carried on each journey. If you forget your Season card, you will be liable to buy a new ticket.
If your ticket is faded or damaged, or doesn’t work, you can return it to any of our ticket offices where we will replace it free of charge.
If you bought your ticket online, please call us on 0345 835 8181 and we’ll be happy to replace it for you. There may be a charge and you will need to buy a ticket for those days you are without your Season Ticket.
If you bought your ticket at a station, please return to the station where a member of staff will be happy to replace it for you. There may be a charge for this.
Note that if you have lost your ticket more than once, we may not be able to replace it for you.
If you no longer need your Season Ticket, Please see refund policy here.
An on-the-spot fare issued to anyone who does not have a valid ticket for their journey, when they have had the opportunity to purchase one. The penalty fare is currently £10. Full details of our Penalty Fare scheme can be found on our Penalty Fares page.
No. If you do not wish to pay immediately your name and address will be taken and a penalty fare notice will be given to you.
If the penalty fare is not paid in full within 21 days, you may become liable to legal proceedings which can result in a fine or a court summons.
Yes, all appeals must be received within 14 days, commencing on the day following the issue of the PFN.
All appeals must be in writing or by e-mail, and the PFN reference number must be quoted in all correspondence. Appeals must be sent to:
Penalty Fare Appeals
The Metro Centre
Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full details of our Penalty Fare scheme can be found on our Penalty Fares page.
Call Customer services on 0345 835 8181 and quote the PFN reference number.
We always welcome your comments, compliments and suggestions about our services. And we will also try to resolve any complaints you may have should things get that far.
the best way to contact us is via our websites contact form.
By phone Call our Customer Relations team on 0345 835 8181
For complaints please see complaints policy here.
Under the terms of the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998, you can ask for access to information we hold about you. This is called a Subject Access Request, or SAR.
You can make a request by emailing us. We charge an administration free for processing all such requests.
All lost property is taken to our depot on Potters Lane in Wednesbury where ID may be required to claim your item back. Items are stored for 28 days (except perishable goods which is 24 hours) and if they remain unclaimed either donated to a local charity or if they are of value, handed to the Police.