Wednesday 28 October 2020

East Midlands Rail Franchise

EMR Train

EMC continues to work in partnership with the Department for Transport on the East Midlands Rail Franchise Competition to ensure that future rail services meet the needs of communities and businesses across the East Midlands and help to deliver the Midlands Engine agenda.    

With additional support from the region’s LTAs, EMC has seconded a staff resource to the Department for Transport Franchise team in London.  The agreed Strategic Statement and Social Value Statement has provided the basis for EMC’s engagement in the process available below.  

Transport for the East Midlands Specification for EMR's Long Term Rolling Stock Briefing Note

EMR Rolling Stock Specification TfEM Briefing Paper

Growth Report for the East Midlands Rail Franchise 

Across the EMC region there is considerable potential for growth, especially around rail stations. The following document shows this potential in terms of proposed housing and job creation, investment at and around stations as well as helping people get to stations.

East Midlands Report on Growth

East Midlands Rail Franchise Competition

EMC is working in partnership with the Department for Transport on the East Midlands Rail Franchise Competition. The EMC Executive has agreed the two following documents as a basis for our engagement with the Department for Transport.

Strategic Statement approved

Social Value statement - approved