NHS staff will get free travel on all buses and trams in the West Midlands as they go to work to battle the coronavirus pandemic.
West Midlands ring and ride minibuses are being redeployed as free shuttle buses for NHS hospital staff and key workers supporting social care services across the region.
Daily public transport journeys in the West Midlands have fallen by 86% since the coronavirus outbreak started. This drop in journeys by bus, tram and train shows that the vast majority of people are following the advice to stay home and not use public transport unless absolutely essential. Transport bosses have thanked the vast majority […]
As members of the public follow the latest government instructions to avoiding non-essential travel, the number of people using the region’s tram network has reduced so West Midlands Metro is adjusting its timetable to meet the current needs of customers.
Transport bosses are today urging the public not to use buses, trains and trams unless absolutely essential to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus.
Peak time restrictions on concessionary tram and bus passes will be lifted during the early morning rush hour to make it easier for the region’s older citizens and disabled people to get their shopping. It follows the decision by leading supermarkets to open early, or set aside the first hour of business exclusively for older […]