NIC says east-west connections should be prioritised over north-south lines

Could a high-speed line from Birmingham join here? EMR Meridian No 222104 calls at East Midlands Parkway on 7 February 2020 with the 09.26 Corby to Derby service, with Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station in the background. Philip Sherratt

A REGIONAL approach to upgrading rail lines across the Midlands and North of England provides the best economic outcomes, according to the National Infrastructure Commission.

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