Monthly Archives: January 2014

West Midlands business leaders welcome Supreme Court verdict on HS2

Business leaders in Greater Birmingham welcomed today’s announcement that the Supreme Court has unanimously rejected appeals against HS2 on environmental grounds. Tim Pile, President of Birmingham Chamber said: “HS2 has the potential to deliver transformational effect on the region. Research … Continue reading

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Essential we press on following Supreme Court’s rejection of HS2 challenges

Statement on Supreme Court verdict – January 22, 2014 Centro chief executive, Geoff Inskip, said the Supreme Court’s rejection of challenges against HS2 was excellent news for the West Midlands as high speed rail would deliver jobs and economic growth … Continue reading

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Why should opponents criticise a college to develop engineering skills?

The following piece is a guest post written by Alan Marshall and first published on the Railnews blog here. IT is truly astonishing the lengths that some HS2 opponents will go to find fault with the project — including, it now … Continue reading

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Calls for HS2 specialist college to come to Birmingham

Following today’s announcement by Government that a specialist college to train the workers needed for the HS2 project is to be launched, Go-HS2 member the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership has backed campaigns to bring the college to … Continue reading

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