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The Project

  • A nationally unique investment in a sustainable rail infrastructure network with large scale carbon emission savings, general environmental benefits and widespread political support.

  • A private 30 mile rail network with a direct connection to the West Coast Main Line at Stoke on Trent.
  • Direct access to major quarries in the Staffordshire Moorlands.
  • Potential to provide direct rail access to Alton Towers Theme Park.
  • The town of Leek reconnected to the national rail network.
  • Significant involvement in the release of several major land development projects.
  • A new nationally significant railway engineering test facility.
  • A major involvement in the expansion of the Churnet Valley Railway to one of the UK’s top heritage railways.
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