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West Midlands Metro

The light rail system for the West Midlands operating between Wolverhampton and Edgbaston village via West Bromwich, Bilston, Wednesbury and Birmingham City Centre.

It opened on 30 May 1999, mostly using the former disused Birmingham Snow Hill to Wolverhampton Low Level Line. An extension into Birmingham City Centre, was approved in 2012 and the first section of the extension to Bull Street tram stop was opened on 6 December 2015. Since then, extensions opened to Centenary Square in December 2019 and to Edgbaston in July 2022. Future extensions to the system are planned.

The network currently operates a fleet of 29 CAF Urbos 3 trams, which have been fitted with rechargeable batteries to allow them to operate along various extensions of the Midland Metro network that have been constructed without overhead lines. More trams are due to be delivered as the network continues to expand.