Transport News

Big rise in traffic on M6 Toll

A lone HGV on the M6 Toll near the A5 in Cannock, which bosses say has seen a huge upturn in use over the last year

The M6 Toll is on track for its 160 millionth vehicle as usage soars – as its boss today vowed that his road will stay in private ownership.

HS2 salaries 'obscene' says MEP

MEP Jill Seymour

'Obscene' salaries for officials working on the controversial HS2 rail scheme have been condemned by a West Midlands MEP.

£30m to revamp J10 of the M6

M6 Junction 10 - Image: Google Maps

A congestion-busting £30 million scheme is planned to expand Junction 10 of the M6 as part of £450m of projects for the West Midlands  under the Government's new Growth Deal.

No cash for long-awaited Wolverhampton station rebuild

Wolverhampton train station

A new deal for Virgin Trains to carry on running the busiest rail line in the country has come under fire after the company confirmed the franchise did not include any funding to rebuild Wolverhampton's run down rail station.