Stakeholders petition to maximise HS2 benefits to Greater Birmingham

BUSINESS leaders and local authority representatives across Greater Birmingham and Solihull have formally submitted their petitions to try and maximise the benefits to the region of the £50bn HS2 high speed rail project.

Birmingham City Council, Birmingham Airport, the NEC Group, transport authority Centro and other key regional stakeholders have all put forward their proposals on how the HS2 Bill should be amended to provide the best possible outcome for the area.

The feeling among them is that a scheme such... For the full story register now for free or login below...