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28/11/2011

Better journey times, good value and improving the economy – Midland Main Line Upgrade & Electrification will deliver great benefits

News - These are the main conclusions of a report published today by East Midlands Councils and the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive.- “The Case for Upgrading and Electrifying the Midland Main Line”.  The report, produced by consulting engineers Arup, makes a...

29/09/2011

A Green Light for Electric Trains?

News - The long awaited electrification of the Midland Main Line from Bedford through the East Midlands to Sheffield moved a step closer today, 29th September 2011, with the publication of a major report on national rail investment priorities.   Council and business leaders from across...

20/06/2011

East Midlands Councils concerned about loss of Thameslink contract

News - Potential for major manufacturing job losses East Midlands Councils (EMC) is supporting the campaign to prevent a £1.4 billion contract for Thameslink trains from being placed overseas. Councillor David Parsons, CBE, Chair of EMC said: “East Midlands Council leaders...

18/05/2010

PTOLEMY shows the way ahead

News -  A powerful new computer modelling tool is now available to support better integration between transport and development across the East Midlands. East Midlands Councils (EMC) along with the East Midlands Development Agency (emda), East Midlands Airport and the Highways Agency have...

18/05/2010

PTOLEMY shows the way ahead

News -  A powerful new computer modelling tool is now available to support better integration between transport and development across the East Midlands. East Midlands Councils (EMC) along with the East Midlands Development Agency (emda), East Midlands Airport and the Highways Agency have...