Sunday 05 July 2015

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EMC phone lines are currently down

EMC is currently experiencing difficulty with its phone lines. The problem has been reported to our phone provider who is working on getting this fixed. In the meantime please contact EMC staff by email or via mobile phone. We hope to...

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 dec...

Essential Rail Investment at Risk: Leaders seek urgent meeting with Secretary of State

The electrification of the Midland Mainline – described by Network Rail as ‘critical to delivering a reliable and sustainable railway and tackling overcrowding’ has been ‘paused’ by the Government pending a review o...

Essential Rail Investment at Risk: Government announcement due today

The electrification of the Midland Mainline – described by Network Rail as ‘critical to delivering a reliable and sustainable railway and tackling overcrowding’ – is reported to be at risk from a Network Rail funding gap...

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 McLough...