HS2 News

22/08/2019: A group campaigning against the HS2 rail project has issued a joint statement in the wake of the announcement of a review of the scheme by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps this week.
22/08/2019: In the wake of the announcement of an independent review into the HS2 rail project by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, in which he published the terms of reference and the timetable for that review to be carried out by Douglas Oakerviee, Chris Hobson, Director of Policy at East Midlands Chamber has released a statement:
07/08/2019: The Stop HS2 campaign group has issued a public statement in a bid to encourage a public response to the current HS2 consultation on 11 proposed HS2b refinements.
09/07/2019: Erewash councillors were due to discuss emerging proposals for transport routes through the borough to the planned HS2 Hub Station at Toton.
01/07/2019: Celebrating success in difficult times was the key message from East Midlands Chamber President Kevin Harris at his Summer Reception which was held recently.
01/07/2019: A campaign group which is fighting against the controversial HS2 project has claimed that a cost deception applies.
23/05/2019: In light of recent reports and future political events raising doubts about HS2 in the region, Ian Morgan, the Chair of both the East Midlands HS2 Business Advisory Group and the Chamber of Commerce for the East Midlands, has written an open letter setting out reasons for supporting it.
17/05/2019: Young people in Erewash have been giving their ideas on what they would like to see as part of Britain’s new railway, High Speed 2 (HS2).
17/05/2019: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber has spoken out in the wake of a report on HS2 from the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee.
05/03/2019: Reports that Midland Main Line electrification will be extended to Market Harborough have been welcomed by East Midlands Chamber.