Making the case for the Midlands Rail Hub

Hosted in partnership with Midlands Connect, this event will explore why delivering the Midlands Rail Hub is key to the region's future.

Event starts at 12:00 - 13:00 on 8 February 2023 at Online, via Zoom

Midlands Rail Hub is the region’s biggest and most ambitious rail improvement scheme, creating faster, better and more frequent connections across the Midlands.

Join Centre for Cities in partnership with Midlands Connect for this panel discussion exploring how the delivery of the rail hub is key to boosting economic growth in the area while creating more sustainable rail travel and benefiting local communities.


Rajdeep Kandola, Head of Policy and Strategic Relationships, Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce

Toby Rackliff, Strategy Lead for Rail Policy, West Midlands Rail Executive/TfWM

Sarah Spink, Strategic Partners Manager, Midlands Connect

More speakers to be announced.

Chair: Andrew Carter, Chief Executive, Centre for Cities

Please note that this event was previously scheduled to take place at Conservative Party Conference in October 2022.

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