Transport Minister visits Midland Metro Alliance

Transport Minister

Yesterday, the Midland Metro Alliance was delighted to welcome the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Andrew Jones MP, to its offices in Victoria Square.

Mr Jones was visiting Birmingham to launch the Swift Smartcard on the West Midlands Rail Network and attend a meeting with West Midlands Bus Alliance, hosted by the Midland Metro Alliance.

Alliance Director, Alejandro Moreno, welcomed Mr Jones and introduced the alliance’s exciting plans for tram extensions across the region.

Alejandro Moreno, Midland Metro Alliance Director, said: “We were delighted to support the West Midland Combined Authority and host their meeting and I was honoured to meet Andrew Jones and share our vision for extending the tram across the region.”

Promoting the benefits that the Metro offers to the region, both in terms of economic regeneration and accessibility, is an essential part of the alliance’s work.