button button button button button button
button button button

Longer HS2 Tunnel Will Bring Further Benefits To Region

Posted on 13 May 2013

High Speed Trains At London St. PancrasCommenting on an amendment to the proposed HS2 route through the East Midlands, DNCC Chief Executive George Cowcher, said: “This is welcome news and further underlines the additional economic value that HS2 will bring to the East Midlands.

“The new Strategic Rail Freight Interchange depot has the potential to create thousands of jobs, on top of the employment and economic benefits that HS2 will unlock and I’m pleased that Ministers and the developers have found a way to ensure that these two schemes can be brought together to complement – rather than detract from – one another.

“It is, however, important to ensure this proposed development does not have any impact on operations at East Midlands Airport.”

Share and Comment

Share Your News

Got some exciting news you'd like to share with thousands of Chamber members across the East Midlands? Email your press release to: magazine@emc-dnl.co.uk


Chamber Magazines

The Chamber produces a range of publications each month to ensure its members are kept up-to-date with all the latest news and updates from the local business community.


Members' Briefings

Exclusive to Chamber members, Members' Briefing contains vital information on the latest legislation as well as local, regional and national news that has an impact on your business.


Friars Mill

Friars Mill

Members' Offer

One of the many great offers available to members:

Contact The Chamber Chesterfield (Registered Office): 01246 207207
Derby: 01332 851280
Nottingham: 0115 957 8757
Leicester: 0116 247 1800
Monday to Thursday: 8.30am - 5.30pm, Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
© 2018 East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire).
All Rights Reserved. Registered in England and Wales. Company No. 01785710
Terms and Conditions. Quality Policies. FAQ's. Contact Us. Web Design by Iogen. Copywriting Support by Green Light Copywriting.