Geoff Inskip - Articles and news items

Coventry families urged to get smart on bus fare

Industry news  •  25 October 2013  •  Centro

“…we hope this new Swift smartcard can offer a little financial help as well as making bus travel even easier and more convenient.”

First tram of new £40 million fleet unveiled

Industry news  •  16 October 2013  •  Centro

The new trams will go into service on the existing Metro route between Birmingham and Wolverhampton…

Jobs boost for Birmingham’s unemployed as part of the Midland Metro extension

Industry news, News  •  10 June 2013  •  Centro

Unemployed Birmingham people are being offered the chance to fill dozens of new jobs…

West Midlands calls for Metro extension to deliver full potential of HS2

Industry news, News  •  27 November 2012  •  Centro

Authorities across the West Midlands are pressing for Metro to be extended…

Partnership agreement launches new Sandwell network

Industry news, News  •  23 October 2012  •  Centro

Bus users in and around Sandwell will see a host of improvements thanks to a major partnership agreement…

Tram-trains the way forward, says transport boss

Industry news, News  •  29 June 2012  •  Centro

Public transport chief Geoff Inskip has urged the government to invest millions of pounds into tram-trains…

Balfour Beatty preferred bidders to build Midland Metro extension

Industry news, News  •  2 May 2012  •  Centro

Balfour Beatty, has been named as the preferred bidder to build an extension of the Midland Metro through Birmingham city centre…

Centro and CAF formally sign deal for new Urbos 3 trams

Industry news, News  •  27 April 2012  •  Centro

Centro and CAF have formally signed contracts on a deal that will bring up to 25 new trams to the West Midlands…

Local Transport Minister gives Metro extension the green light

Industry news, News  •  16 February 2012  •  Centro

Construction can now begin on an extension to the Midland Metro from Snow Hill Station through the city centre to New Street Station…

Decision to build HS2 is a tremendous boost for West Midlands

Industry news, News  •  11 January 2012  •  Centro

The Transport Secretary’s decision to build HS2 from London to Birmingham has been hailed…

Boost for West Midlands jobs and economy as Metro extension gets go-ahead

Industry news, News  •  21 October 2010  •  Centro

Trams are set to return to the streets of Birmingham after the Government approved plans by Centro to extend the Midland Metro…