To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of delivering Midlands Connect.
21 October 2019
To date the Government has provided Midlands Connect with £25 million to develop a transport strategy and progress key projects designed to boost productivity and growth in the region.
This includes £5 million to develop the Midlands Rail Hub, which is a suite of infrastructure improvements designed to improve rail travel in the region. The cost of delivering Midlands Rail Hub in its entirety is estimated to be between £1.5bn and £2bn.