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Transport incidents | Transport disruption | Birmingham City Council

Key announcements

Coronavirus remains a serious health risk. It’s important to stay cautious and help protect yourself and others. Please continue to follow national government advice. A heat-health alert has been issued by Public Health England. Follow our advice on dealing with a heatwave.

Transport incidents

Road and rail journeys can be impacted for a number of reasons, including:

  • road accidents
  • extreme weather
  • fuel spillage
  • strike action

Delays could last for several hours.

Airport emergencies (unscheduled landings) could also create significant delays to passengers.

What can you do

Check local media before you travel - TV, radio, internet, etc. Where possible, observe advice on travel during extreme weather, such as flooding or wintry conditions.

Carry an emergency kit in your car with the following basic items:

  • first aid kit
  • blanket
  • torch
  • bottled water
  • food