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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 chaired by Sir Peter Soulsby.   The submission is based around 3 core messages:  Deliver in Full; Deliver Early & Invest Now. It sets out a plan for the phased delivery of HS2 linked to local investment over the next 10 years and to key elements of the Midlands Engine Rail initiative.