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Rails to Recovery: Upgrading the Shrewsbury-Black Country-Birmingham route

Date: Tuesday 1 June 2021
Location: Zoom

Date and time: 2:30pm-3:30pm, Tuesday 1st June

Location: Zoom - sign up here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rails-to-recovery-upgrading-the-shrewsbury-black-country-birmingham-route-tickets-152073705547

An overview of Midlands Connect's plans to improve connectivity along the Shrewsbury-Black Country-Birmingham rail corridor. As well as outlining a strong case for this scheme to progress, as outlined in a newly-released report, this scheme aligns strongly with the Government's levelling up agenda, allowing us to building back better post-COVID 19.

Event overview

14:30 – 14:40pm: Opening address, Maria Machancoses, Chief Executive, Midlands Connect

14:40 – 14:50: The case for investing in the Shrewsbury-Black Country and Birmingham route, Steve Fisher, Senior Rail Programme Manager, Midlands Connect

14:50-15:00 Jane Stevenson MP

15:00-15:10 Shaun Bailey MP

15:10-15:30pm: Contributions from other attendees and Q&A session with speakers (Chaired by Midlands Connect)




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Birmingham, B3 3HN
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