Bull Street tram stop

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Bull Street
Midland Metro
Midland Metro tram stop
New Midland Metro trams at Bull Street, Birmingham, Robin Stott, 4967879.jpg
Urbos 3 trams calling at Bull Street, in May 2016.
Location Bull Street
Birmingham
England
Coordinates 52°28′55″N 1°53′47″W / 52.481995°N 1.896472°W / 52.481995; -1.896472Coordinates: 52°28′55″N 1°53′47″W / 52.481995°N 1.896472°W / 52.481995; -1.896472
Line(s) Line 1 (Birmingham – Wolverhampton)
Platforms 2
History
Opened 6 December 2015 (2015-12-06)

Bull Street tram stop is a tram stop on the city-centre extension of the Midland Metro serving Bull Street in Birmingham, England. Construction started in June 2012,[1] and it was opened on 6 December 2015, becoming the first stop of the city-centre extension to open, and the first on-street tram stop to operate in Birmingham since the closure of the Birmingham Corporation Tramways in 1953, and the temporary southern terminus of the service. The rest of the extension to Grand Central was opened on 30 May 2016.[2] [3][4]

Services[edit]

Mondays to Saturdays, Midland Metro services in each direction between Grand Central and Wolverhampton St George's run at six to eight-minute intervals during the day, and at fifteen-minute intervals during the evenings and on Sundays.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Transport minister launches scheme to extend the Midland Metro to Birmingham New Street". Birmingham Post. 14 June 2012. Retrieved 7 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "WATCH: Midland Metro trams head to Birmingham New Street for first time". Birmingham Mail. 30 May 2016. Retrieved 20 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Birmingham City Centre Extension and Fleet Replacement". Centro. Archived from the original on 1 March 2013. Retrieved 13 Feb 2013. 
  4. ^ Walker, Jonathan (16 February 2012). "£128m Birmingham Midland Metro extension from Snow Hill Station to New Street Station set to create 1,300 jobs gets go-ahead". Birmingham Mail.net. Archived from the original on 3 August 2012. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Midland Metro timetable". Network West Midlands. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
Preceding station   MidlandMetroGenericSymbol.svg Midland Metro   Following station
St Chads   Line 1   Corporation Street