Transport and Growth News

Political and business leaders call on government to avoid ‘station on the cheap’ and make final commitment to HS2

Political and business leaders from across the East Midlands have reacted angrily to proposals suggesting the region’s HS2 connection to Birmingham and the North could be drastically scaled back. The National Infrastructure Commission...

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...