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Media Release from EMC & TfEM  30th September 2019 A46 NEWARK BYPASS - LET'S GET ON WITH IT! East Midlands Councils and Transport for East Midlands (TfEM) strongly welcomed today's announcement by the Chancellor to fund the Newark Northern Bypass announced at today's Conservative...


Midlands Connect

Chairman: Sir John Peace Midlands Connect is a partnership of LEPs and councils from across the Midlands that have come together develop and implement a strategic transport strategy for the Midlands. Midlands Connect acts as the Sub-National Transport Body for the Midlands.   Midlands...

East Midlands Scrutiny Conference 2019

Event (multiple dates) - In the run up to the 20 year anniversary of Local Government Scrutiny and to mark the publication of the recent ‘Statutory Guidance on Overview and Scrutiny in Local and Combined Authorities’, East Midlands Councils is holding a Scrutiny Conference. This...


Midlands Connect welcomes legislation for region-wide transport bodies

Midlands Connect, the partnership tasked with developing a transport blueprint to unlock economic growth and jobs, today (January 28) welcomed new legislation that could see it given formal powers over strategic schemes and investment.


EMC and TfEM welcome appointment of new MD and Management Team for East Midlands Railway

EMC and Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) have welcomed the appointment of Will Rogers as MD for the new East Midlands Railway Franchise, along with the appointment of a new Management Team.  TfEM looks forward to working in partnership with Will and his...


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.


Boost for the East Midlands as Minister pledges government support for Eastern Leg of HS2

Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani has reinforced Government’s commitment to delivering HS2 in its entirety. Speaking at an event in Westminster hosted by Turner & Townsend on behalf of HS2 East, a partnership representing towns and cities along the eastern leg of the Phase 2b route, Ms Ghani stated...

East Midlands Infrastructure Summit

Event (multiple dates) - The Regional Infrastructure Summit will take place on 8 February 2019, hosted by Leicester City Council at City Hall, Charles Street. Leicester.  Bringing together leading businesses and politicians, the East Midlands Infrastructure Summit will provide an opportunity...


Local bus passenger journeys - DfT Published data

The Department of Transport has published local bus passenger data