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16/07/2012

Full Speed Ahead for Electric Trains!

News - The long awaited upgrade & electrification of the Midland Main Line from Bedford through the East Midlands to Sheffield moved a step closer today as the Government signalled its intention to press head with industry-led investment proposals published last autumn.  Council and...

25/07/2012

New Chairman Takes Reins at East Midlands Councils

News - At its Annual General Meeting on Friday 20th July, East Midlands Councils elected Cllr Martin Hill OBE, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council, as its new Chairman. Cllr Hill said “I am very much looking forward to working to support local authorities in the region to deliver better...

29/03/2012

Annual Monitoring

HS2 INFORMATION SESSION FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES & LEPS: 13 FEBRUARY 2012

Event (multiple dates) - Following the Secretary of State for Transport’s announcement of the Government’s decision to proceed with HS2, DfT will be holding a briefing session for officers from Local Authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships in the East Midlands to outline the...

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...