New calls for Willenhall-Walsall-Wolverhampton tram train
Councillor Ian Shires, who represents Willenhall North, says his Liberal Democrat team are pressing the newly formed West Midlands Combined Authority to build a station in the town after it was declared last year that the long mooted '5 W's' metro link, connecting the town to the rest of the Black Country, was 'dead'.
A tram trains is a form of light rail which is much lighter than regular trains and can use both tram tracks and railway tracks, allowing the two networks to be connectd.
Councillor Shires said: “A move to tram trains on the line through Willenhall would reduce costs and add... read more
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