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Cash Boost for HS2 Growth Ambitions

Local Leaders have welcomed today’s announcement from the Department for Transport of an additional £1.8 million to help take forward local plans to make the most of HS2 in the East Midlands.


Let's make the most of the new East Midlands Rail Franchise!

Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) has welcomed today’s publication of the Invitation To Tender (ITT) for the new East Midlands Rail Franchise as an opportunity to transform rail services across the region.


A Shared Vision For the East Midlands

Transport for the East Midlands and Midlands Connect have jointly published a document summarising all of the region’s strategic priorities


Making the most of the new East Midlands Rail Franchise

East Midlands Councils through Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) has set out plans to work with the four bidders for the next East Midlands rail franchise confirmed earlier this week.

East Midlands Infrastructure Summit: Driving Growth - Investing in our Infrastructure

Event (multiple dates) - Following a series of significant announcements on infrastructure investment in the East Midlands, East Midlands Councils and East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire) would like to invite you to attend a special Summit to discuss the future of...


Vacancy for Programme Manager - Strategic Infrastructure

East Midlands Councils (EMC) is offering a fixed term or secondment opportunity as Programme Manager to support its responsibilities for strategic infrastructure and policy, particularly relating to strategic transport priorities.


Is the region getting a getting a fair deal on funding?

Here’s the report.  It’s not pretty reading.  Using the most up to date Treasury statistics, the report confirms a worsening position, particularly in relation to economic development and transport infrastructure: 3rd lowest expenditure on services in real terms between...



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


Midland Main Line Electrification: Cancelled

Leaders in the East Midlands have reacted with dismay to the news that the electrification of the Midland Main Line has been cancelled – and have asked for an urgent meeting with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and the Chair of Midlands Connect Sir John Peace.