Monthly Archives: June 2012

Increasing rail freight brings economic and environmental benefits

Bringing high speed rail to the West Midlands releases pathways on existing lines for rail freight. This is increasingly important as the latest figures reveal rail freight has grown by 10% in the last year. Go-HS2 member Centro wants to … Continue reading

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Why we must bring HS2 to the West Midlands

The Spectator magazine published an article that was critical of HS2 this week, claiming that the project was in doubt. The reasons cited were dubious (HS2 was never going to be included in the recent Queen’s Speech) and have already … Continue reading

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HS2 – getting the very best deal for the West Midlands

The following article was recently published in the Birmingham Post supplement, ‘High Speed Two – Opportunity Knocks?’: HS2 will bring great opportunities for our region and we are determined to seize this opportunity to get the very best deal for … Continue reading

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