The development of high speed rail brings with it the possibility of driving excellence in the rail travel experience for the many. Its appeal is growing, as travellers consider not simply how fast they can get to where they want … Read more › “Celebrating top performing train operators across the UK and Europe”
The UK Central Solihull Urban Growth Company (UGC) has formally requested that HS2 Ltd considers modifying its design for the Birmingham Interchange station – so that the benefit of HS2 to the surrounding region can be increased.
Established to develop … Read more › “HS2 asked to look again at Birmingham Interchange station plans”
A continuing complaint facing those involved in long-term infrastructure planning is the argument that it is impossible to forecast the future at all accurately. Adjustments to business case rules to counter ‘optimism bias’ were written into Treasury rules some 15 … Read more › “Navigating uncertainty in demand forecasting”
Greengauge 21 says that expanding Heathrow must be accompanied by an expanded rail network west of London
Greengauge 21 welcomes the ending of uncertainty on Government’s preference for where additional runway capacity should be located. In opting for the third runway at Heathrow, it has stressed how this airport is better placed than Gatwick to deliver benefits … Read more › “Greengauge 21 says that expanding Heathrow must be accompanied by an expanded rail network west of London”