Last week New Street station in the heart of Birmingham City Centre was finally revealed and it was worth the … Continue reading New Street, Labour, HS2, electrification – lot’s going on!
On the back of yesterday’s comments from Ed Balls on the Labour Party’s ambitions for a National Infrastructure Commission, I … Continue reading Looking far into the future (the joy of infrastructure)
In yesterday’s report from HS2 Ltd, the title of it perhaps was the biggest news story that got completely missed … Continue reading Are we developing a national transport strategy?
My eyes lit up on reading this piece http://www.fastcoexist.com/3033176/a-futuristic-megacity-grows-in-scandinavia just now as it reminded me of a number of conversations I have … Continue reading City regions, mega cities, connected economies…
It occurred to me following my post yesterday on the Metro network concept for the West Midlands that, perhaps, pragmatism … Continue reading Why shouldn’t West Midlands have a Crossrail as well?
I am pretty confident that Brummies have realised (no thanks to the now ennobled, former Council Leader, Mike (Lord) Whitby) … Continue reading When you don’t have the Tube… Metro!!!
The Whitacre rail link is a proposal to reinstate the old Stonebridge railway which, conveniently, would connect the Birmingham Interchange … Continue reading Could the Whitacre rail link happen soon??
Well, we can’t take anything for granted… but… the outcome of the public consultation on Crossrail 2 held earlier this … Continue reading Looks like Crossrail 2 is happening…
Given this week is going to see even more high-profile HS2 media activity, I may as well weigh in again … Continue reading Railways: capacity and connectivity (HS2)
Hopefully a lot of people noticed this yesterday, if not then allow me to draw it to your attention: a … Continue reading Here comes the West Midlands!