Midlands Rail Hub upgrade package dubbed ‘biggest step possible in levelling-up the Midlands’

West Midlands Railway Birmingham Moor Street DMU (Photo Tony Miles)

UK: Sub-national transport body Midlands Connect has published Going for Growth, proposing up to £1·5bn of new or improved infrastructure in 2025-30 to ‘transform east-west connections in the Midlands’ by facilitating the operation of more than 100 extra trains.

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