Transport and Growth News

Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) has offered a cautious welcome to the Government’s Rail White Paper

Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) has offered a cautious welcome to the Government’s Rail White Paper (Williams-Shapps Rail Plan) published today, but local political leaders want assurances that promised investment will still be deli...

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...