Transport and Growth News

Rail White Paper Briefing Note

EMC/TfEM have produced a short Member Briefing Note on the Government’s recent Rail White Paper (Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail) 1. Introduction 1.1  In September 2018 the Government announced a major review of the rail indu...

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...