Pre Metro Operations Ltd is the essential operator of the branch line or tramway, small or large. Our business model for operations at Stourbridge Junction is transferable to similar locations throughout the UK. Small is beautiful and our experience in increasing passenger numbers and reducing the operational carbon footprint of a transport mode is impressive. Let us advise you on how to do it. Be self-contained.
The company is sub-contracted by West Midlands Trains to provide operations and Railcar maintenance facilities on the Stourbridge branch line in the West midlands. Two rail vehicles are currently used both being Class 139 light Railcars built originally by Parry People Movers Ltd in the West Midlands but we are not tied to any one vehicle manufacturer. The passenger services at Stourbridge have been operated since mid-2009 and now achieve a consistent reliability of over 99.7%. Passenger numbers have increased each year and have now reached a total 5 million. Passenger satisfaction remains high. The company has demonstrated that less complicated vehicles and simple but robust operational practices can deliver cost effective rail based services.