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Midlands Connect appoints new Director

14/09/2017 - We are pleased to report that Maria P Machancoses has been formally appointed as the Director of Midlands Connect


New operator announcement sets the region on track to economic investment

New operator announcement sets the region on track to economic investment

10/08/2017 - Rail passengers will get new longer trains with more seats and more space as nearly £1 billion is invested in services on the West Midlands network


Proposed rail upgrades would support £2bn economy boost with more trains and better HS2 links

Proposed rail upgrades would support £2bn economy boost with more trains and better HS2 links

04/08/2017 - Midlands Connect predict that the development of a new Midlands Rail Hub would result in a £2bn economic surge over the next 10 to 30 years.


£300k backing for Hereford Bypass

£300k backing for Hereford Bypass

01/08/2017 - Midlands Connect allocates funding to progress the Hereford bypass scheme


Midlands Connect nominated in National Transport Awards

Midlands Connect nominated in National Transport Awards

25/07/2017 - Midlands Connect has been shortlisted in the Transport team/partnership of the year category for the prestigious 2017 National Transport Awards.


Midlands Connect reaction to government announcement on Midland Main Line

20/07/2017 - Midlands Connect Chairman responds to announcements on the Midland Main Line


Midlands Connect welcomes Government announcement confirming route of HS2

18/07/2017 - Midlands Connect has welcomed the announcement by the Government confirming the routes of HS2 in the north-west, East Midlands and Yorkshire.


Transport strategy launched to power the Midlands Engine

09/03/2017 - Transport strategy launched to power the Midlands Engine


Sir John Peace welcomes granting of Royal Assent for HS2 Phase One

23/02/2017 - The chair of Midlands Connect welcomes a 'momentous day' for HS2 between the West Midlands and London


Midlands Connect makes final step before release of Transport Strategy for the Midlands

Midlands Connect makes final step before release of Transport Strategy for the Midlands

15/12/2016 - Midlands Connect makes final step before release of Transport Strategy for the Midlands


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Steve Swingler

Phone: 0121 214 7073 / 07887 794 241

Email: steveswingler@midlandsconnect.uk

Mark Langford

Phone: 0121 214 7278 / 07824 626 952

Email: marklangford@midlandsconnect.uk

Sue Parker

Phone: 0121 214 7073 / 07917 456 866

Email: sueparker@midlandsconnect.uk