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UK's first hydrogen train takes to the mainline marking major step towards decarbonising Britain's railways

UK's first hydrogen train takes to the mainline marking major step towards decarbonising Britain's railways

Date: Monday 19 October 2020

UK's first hydrogen train takes to the mainline marking major step towards decarbonising Britain's railways The first ever hydrogen powered train has run on the UK mainline as part of a project being…

Commission to help build manufacturing resilience in the Midlands

Commission to help build manufacturing resilience in the Midlands

Date: Friday 26 June 2020

As featured on BBC Midlands Today on 1 July 2020, a new commission is helping to build the region's manufacturing resilience in the wake of recent COVID-19 epidemic, and the subsequent expected econom…

More than 600 business chiefs call on Chancellor to back £3.2bn blueprint to recharge West Midlands economy

More than 600 business chiefs call on Chancellor to back £3.2bn blueprint to recharge West Midlands economy

Date: Thursday 25 June 2020

More than 600 business chiefs call on Chancellor to back £3.2bn blueprint to recharge West Midlands economy

Innovative partner awarded contract to develop very light rail trackform

Innovative partner awarded contract to develop very light rail trackform

Date: Wednesday 24 June 2020

The Coventry Very Light Rail project is about to embark on a new adventure, investigating how to create a low cost trackform for the light rail carriages already in development, thanks to £1.5m fundin…