Bottleneck work needed ahead of High Speed 2

CENTRO is calling for a committment from the next West Coast Main Line franchisee to build extra tracks between Birmingham and Coventry.

The two extra railway tracks need to be laid along the line if the region is to meet the increasing demand for local rail travel, it said.

The West Midlands transport authority believes the work must be done well ahead of the opening of the High Speed 2 link between Birmingham and London.

Centro says it is backed by several MPs as it calls on train operating companies to m... For the full story register now for free or login below...