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Welcome to STM Opinion - the blog for our volunteers. Here, you can learn more about what our volunteers think of current events that affect the transport sector, our ongoing and developing projects, and more.

New posts every Saturday at midday

Opinion

Northampton’s regional predicament

Northampton is in, let’s say, an awkward location. Most people will classify it as in the East Midlands, and they’d be right. According to the Office for National Statistics, West and North Northamptonshire are in the East Midlands region. But

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Opinion

Lessons from abroad: French Tramways

Hi, my name is Thomas. I’m the Cabinet Executive for the East Midlands at Sustainable Transport Midlands. Recently, I have been exploring the European continent, and unlike your typical tourist, I have been using my time to explore the transport

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Opinion

Is East West Rail under threat?

There’s a very important question surrounding the rail industry right now. Are big transport infrastructure projects under threat? The answer is, unfortunately, yes, given our financial situation and our frankly anti-public transport Government. This answer is particularly apparent in the

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Opinion

Harry Burr visits the Rail Forum

This post has been pulled from railforum.uk, although it was initially written by Harry Burr × Harry Burr, Young Persons Ambassador for the Rail Forum, visited last week to spend two days with the Forum. Harry has written a blog

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