08 May 2013Transport leader Geoff Inskip says HS2’s inclusion in today’s (May 8) Queen’s Speech is great news for the West Midlands economy bringing jobs and investment.
27 Mar 2013The boss of the region’s transport authority says more investment in rail is needed as demand continues to grow, fifty years to the day since the Beeching cuts (Mar 27).
20 Mar 2013The number of rail journeys in Coventry and Birmingham has soared in the last five years underlining the need for more capacity which will be released by HS2, says transport boss Geoff Inskip.
15 Mar 2013Following this morning's judicial review verdict Rail Minister Simon Burns says HS2 has been given a 'green light.'
27 Feb 2013The West Midlands must be served by direct high speed rail services to Europe if it is to take full advantage of the tremendous opportunity HS2 brings, says the chairman of the region’s transport authority.