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Birmingham unveils huge HS2 redevelopment plan

Today, Birmingham City Council unveils the Birmingham Curzon HS2 Masterplan, which will see 141 hectares of the city centre transformed. The ambitious plans form one of the biggest urban regeneration schemes in Britain, and by far the biggest redevelopment so … 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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Leaders hail introduction of the HS2 Hybrid Bill as an historic day for rail in the West Midlands

West Midland leaders have hailed the introduction of the HS2 Hybrid Bill in Parliament as an historic day for rail in the West Midlands. Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “Real progress is being made and this … 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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£2bn transport package to reap maximum economic benefits from HS2

A £2bn package of rail, tram and rapid transit schemes to ensure the West Midlands secures the maximum economic benefits possible from HS2 was formally agreed today (October 23). The Local Connectivity Package, which was ratified by the region’s new … Continue reading

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West Midlands businesses can learn how to land more than £10bn worth of HS2 contracts at Birmingham conference

West Midlands businesses can learn how to land more than £10bn worth of contracts for the HS2 network at a conference in Birmingham on November 5. The event has been hailed by Birmingham Chamber chief executive Jerry Blackett and Centro … Continue reading

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‘HS2 is our Crossrail’ transport boss tells Labour Party conference event

HS2 is as vital to the West Midlands economy as Crossrail is to London, Geoff Inskip told an audience at a Labour Party conference event. Mr Inskip, chief executive of West Midlands regional transport authority Centro, said only HS2 could … Continue reading

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