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England’s West Midlands rail vision factors in freight

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The West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE) has unveiled an ambitious 30-year plan that charts the course for the region’s rail development. At its core is a recognition and commitment to the vital role of rail freight in driving economic growth and sustainability. The comprehensive plan envisions a future where rail becomes the backbone of transport, both for passengers and cargo, while championing environmental sustainability.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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