Strategic Transport Forum chairman, Councillor Heather Smith, has written to Network Rail to confirm the Heartland’s support for East West Rail
The solution to the notorious single carriageway section of the A428 between the A1, Black Cat roundabout and Caxton Gibbet, one of the poorest standard and most congested truck roads in England, is an upgrading to ‘expressway’ standard.
Initial views are being sought on an ambitious proposal to create a new strategic transport body which will enable local partners to set out a blueprint for major infrastructure schemes in the region
The report says that England’s Economic Heartland is a national asset, one whose economic success is central to the future of the UK economy.
England’s Economic Heartland Strategic Alliance has welcomed the publication of Network Rail’s West Midlands and Chilterns Route Study