Monthly Archives: August 2013

Birmingham Chamber hits back at ‘flimsy, unsubstantiated’ report on HS2

Go-HS2 member Birmingham Chamber has responded to claims by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) that HS2 would cost up to £80bn.  For the full story click here. Anti-HS2 campaign based on ‘wild guesses’ says Chamber Business leaders in the … Continue reading

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Only HS2 can meet growing rail demand as passenger journeys rise 14% in a year in West Midlands

Transport boss Geoff Inskip says the case for increased capacity and the need for HS2 is underpinned by demand for rail as journeys rose by 14 per cent in a year in the West Midlands. Mr Inskip, chief executive of … Continue reading

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