There will be a total of 20 stops on the new rapid Sprint bus route between Birmingham City Centre and Walsall under plans publicised by Transport for West Midlands. The Route along A34 calling at Perry Barr, Alexander Stadium, Scott Arms and Walsall Broadway. Also potential expansion for East Birmingham, Solihull and Birmingham Airport.

The detailed proposals show that the faster bus service along the A34 will visit Newtown, Perry Barr centre, Tower Hill, the Scott Arms, The Bell and Walsall Broadway. A stop at Aston Six Ways is also being considered.

The line is planned to be built and ready to open by 2022, in time for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, when it will transport spectators to Alexander Stadium.

It is one of three Sprint routes scheduled to open by 2022, with a further four due to arrive by 2026.

Commuters and residents using or living near the route will be able to find out more and comment on the detailed plans between now and the end of September.

They will also get the opening to speak to staff at two consultation exhibitions being held in September.

There is also an event in High Street, Birmingham City Centre between 9am and 3pm on Saturday, September 22.


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