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Infrastructure, Planning and Transport

East Midlands HS2 Hub Station at Toton EMC has published a report commissioned from Farrells and Peter Brett Associates, setting out proposed key design principles for the HS2 Hub Station at Toton, including an initial ‘concept design’.  The report is intended to provide a...


Partnership begins work on transport strategy to power Midlands Engine

Improving transport links to speed up journey times across the Midlands could boost the regional economy by more than £1 billion a year, create 300,000 additional jobs and save businesses nearly £500 million.


Midlands Connect welcomes proposals for sub-national transport bodies

Midlands Connect, the partnership championing better road and rail links across the Midlands, today (October 15) welcomed new proposed legislation that could see it given formal powers over strategic transport schemes and investment.



This page is provided as part of EMC's support for local councils in delivering economic growth through their key role in the provision of Infrastructure – including road and rail



EMC welcomes transport ‘pinch-point’ funding - but looks to the bigger picture

News - East Midlands Councils has welcomed the Government’s announcement of £16 million to address five transport ‘pinch-points’ that impact on parts of the East Midlands – but is also looking at the bigger picture.    The schemes recently announced by the...

East Midlands Infrastructure Summit - Councillor CPD Event

Event (multiple dates) - Tuesday 8 December 2015, 10:00 - 15:00, BioCity Nottingham Infrastructure led development is key to securing sustainable growth, linking manufactured goods and food to ports and airports, producers to markets and suppliers, and ensuring that businesses have access to...


Chancellor announces Budget support for Midlands Connect

Midlands Connect, the group championing strategic transport investment across the region, has welcomed £5 million of funding announced by Chancellor George Osborne in his Budget statement.


Midland Mainline Electrification: EMC outlines concerns to Secretary of State

Following last week’s announcement by Government that electrification of the Midland Mainline will be ‘paused’, EMC and partners have drafted a letter to the Secretary of State for Transport expressing disappointment at the decision and are looking for an early meeting with the Secretary of State...


HS2 East - Realising the Full Promise of HS2

HS2 East has published a summary document which was launched at an event in Leeds last week attended by EMC Chairman Jon Collins, along with the Chairs of D2N2 and Leicester and Leicestershire LEPs, where Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin confirmed that the full 'Y Network', including...