With full enterprise case approval, work can now start on a brand new bus and lightweight rail interchange, a vital a part of the broader regeneration of Dudley city heart.
Constructed on the location of the present bus station, it would connect with the brand new Metro tram extension at present beneath development by the Midland Metro Alliance between Wednesdaybury and Brierley Hill. Each initiatives are anticipated to be accomplished in 2023.
Cllr Patrick Harley, Head of Dudley Council, stated: 'We’re delivering a £ 1 billion regeneration grasp plan for the Borough of Dudley and regardless of the restrictions brought on by the pandemic, the middle Dudley city is at present a hive of thrilling development work.
"I welcome the affirmation of the town interchange funding, we now have continued to advance plans to enhance the town's journey entry and this spectacular facility will assist folks join their bus journeys, by metro and practice.
“Our plans for downtown Dudley will revolutionize the academic provide in our borough and create thrilling new jobs and alternatives for the locals, and transportation can be a key a part of making our imaginative and prescient a actuality.