mIDLANDS connect

Area covered

Birmingham, Coventry, Derby, Derbyshire, Dudley, Herefordshire, Leicester, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Sandwell, Shropshire, Solihull, Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Telford & Wrekin, Walsall, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire

Strategic board members

Wolverhampton City Council, Staffordshire County Council, Worcestershire County Council, Nottingham City Council, Leicestershire County Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, The Marches LEP, Stoke on Trent & Staffordshire Enterprise Partnership, East Midlands Airport, HS2 Ltd, Network Rail, Highways England, Greater Birmingham & Solihull LEP, Derbyshire County Council, DfT, West Midlands Combined Authority, Transport for the West Midlands

Lead / hosting authority

West Midlands Combined Authority

Statutory Status

Consulted on becoming a statutory body in 2018 - no further progress since then

Transport Strategy

Midlands Connect published its Strategic Transport Plan in March 2022.

Our response to the refresh consultation on the Strategic Transport Plan can be found here.

More information can be found on their website.

Other documents

Making the case for rural investment (June 2023) - joint report with other Sub-national Transport Bodies (STBs)