Transport and Growth News

Greater voice for rail passengers in new collaboration between Government and East Midlands transport leaders

Government signs multi-year collaboration agreement with Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) to give councils and local stakeholders a voice in the management of rail services.    Two locally-based posts created to focus on en...

Boris urged to help regions rebound by clearing the way for HS2 to build a better, faster, greener rail network in Midlands and North

Political leaders in the Midlands and the North are demanding an early start to HS2 as new research shows the eastern leg of the line could create up to 150,000 jobs.  They are pressing Prime Minister Boris Johnson to back his pledge t...

Rail Needs (HS2) Assessment for the Midlands and the North National Infrastructure Commission Call for Evidence

The East Midlands Submission to the NIC’s Rail Needs (HS2) Assessment Call for Evidence has been published today (29 May 2020). It has been agreed through the East Midlands HS2 Executive Board chaired by Cllr Kay Cutts MBE and though TfEM...