East Midlands Rail Improvements to be driven by New Landmark Collaboration Agreement


SCP are really pleased to welcome the Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) announcing the signing of their collaboration agreement. This will provide the East Midlands Region with a role in the management of the rail franchise and related matters.

A stronger voice for the region will help it maintain excellent service delivery, and press for further improvements in rail services across the East Midlands the wider East Midlands Rail (EMR) franchise area. To view the agreement announcement in more detail click Here.

SCP, the Transport Planning and Infrastructure Design Consultancy, has been providing technical support and expertise to help EMC achieve the best outcome from the East Midlands Rail Franchise. The SCP team supporting EMC has been led by Director David Young. David developed the concept of this long terms role, alongside the client and DfT, and wrote the supporting Business Cases needed to secure the regional and national approvals.

SCP have extensive experience in the rail industry with staff who have over 30 years experience in dealing with public transport. You can read more about SCP’s involvement in the project Here.

If you need transport planning support, not just related to rail or public transport, please get in touch and see how SCP can help you today.