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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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HS2 is the only way to meet rising rail demand

HS2 is the only way to meet rising rail demand The Transport Committee concluded that HS2 is the only way to meet rising demand for rail. The Transport Committee report High Speed Rail: On Track? (Dec 13) concluded only HS2 … Continue reading

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West Midlands set to reap major benefits from HS2, new Government report shows

The HS2 high speed rail line will deliver more than £2 of benefits for every £1 spent while offering massive economic benefits for the West Midlands, a new Government report revealed today (Oct 29). Commenting on the Department for Transport’s … Continue reading

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Visitor numbers set to soar in West Midlands with HS2

Birmingham has 33 million visitors each year and the number is set to soar with HS2. Marketing Birminghamcommercial director Ian Taylor believes HS2 will have a transformational effect on the West Midlands and build on a visitor economy that already … Continue reading

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