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Business Leaders Welcome High Speed Rail Announcement
Posted On 25/10/2010
The North West Business Leadership Team (NWBLT) has welcomed the Transport Secretary Philip Hammond's recent confirmation of support for new High Speed Rail links between London and the North.
NWBLT, which has been lobbying for a High Speed Rail link for several years to address the growing need for additional rail capacity between London and Manchester in particular, has now published a detailed statement entitled 'High Speed to the North West: Grasping the Opportunity''High Speed to the North West: Grasping the Opportunity' This sets out the case for accelerating the construction of the new High Speed Rail link, to revitalise the North West's economy and meet the long-term needs of the UK as a whole.