The consultation on the East Midlands Rail franchise begins

Back in November SCP announced that we have been appointed to assist EMC (East Midlands Councils) make the case for and win the right specification required for the East Midlands Rail Franchise. Providing support to help the region get the rail service it deserves, connecting people to jobs and training, as well as for leisure and retail trips.

This includes ensuring an effective dialogue between the Department for Transport’s (DfT) franchise team and the East Midlands Councils, who represent all the local authorities in the East Midlands region.

Working closely with our client, we drafted the consultation response now published on the EMC website and will be at many of the upcoming Department for Transport consultation events:

  • Lincoln, 30 August 2017, 3pm to 5pm
  • Derby, 31 August 2017, 11am to 1pm
  • Norwich, 6 September 2017, 2pm to 4pm
  • Nottingham, 7 September 2017, 11am to 1pm
  • Kettering, 13 September 2017, 2pm to 4pm
  • London, 19 September 2017, 12pm to 2pm
  • Leicester, 21 September 2017, 11am to 1pm
  • Liverpool, 26 September 2017, 2pm to 4pm
  • Sheffield, 27 September 2017, 11am to 1pm

For any of our clients and/or contacts in the East Midlands region we urge you to engage in the consultation and utilise the template consultation response or get in touch with Dave Young directly.

For further information contact David Young or call 0113 887 3323

 

The detail of the consultation events are:

Lincoln, 30 August 2017, 3pm to 5pm

The Lincoln Hotel
Eastgate
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
United Kingdom
LN2 1PN

Derby, 31 August 2017, 11am to 1pm

Hallmark Hotel Derby Midland
Midland Road
Derby
Derbyshire
United Kingdom
DE1 2SQ

Norwich, 6 September 2017, 2pm to 4pm

The Kings Centre
King Street
Norwich
Norfolk
United Kingdom
NR1 1PH

Nottingham, 7 September 2017, 11am to 1pm

Albert Hall Conference Centre
North Circus St
Nottingham
United Kingdom
NG1 5AA

Kettering, 13 September 2017, 2pm to 4pm

Kettering Conference Centre
Thurston Drive
Kettering
United Kingdom
NN15 6PB

London, 19 September 2017, 12pm to 2pm

St Pancras Community Association
67 Plender St
London
United Kingdom
NW1 0LB

Leicester, 21 September 2017, 11am to 1pm

African Caribbean Centre
Maidstone Road
Leicester
Leicestershire
United Kingdom
LE2 0UA

Liverpool, 26 September 2017, 2pm to 4pm

Gateway Conference Centre
71 London Rd
Liverpool
Merseyside
United Kingdom
L3 8HY

Sheffield, 27 September 2017, 11am to 1pm

The Sheffield Town Hall
Pinstone Street
Sheffield
Yorkshire
United Kingdom
S1 2HH