Wolves rail site under the microscope

The Planning Inspectorate is to examine plans by developer Four Ashes to build a rail-linked logistics centre north of Wolverhampton. The West Midlands Interchange would be a 282 hectare site bordering the A5, A449, and M6 at Gailey The promoters say the scheme would take freight off the roads but opponents fear increased pollution and traffic congestion, also pointing out that the development would be on  green belt land. [+]

Staffs rail freight scheme under scrutiny

Developer Four Ashes is holding a public consultation on its planned rail freight interchange in South Staffordshire. The strategic West Midlands Interchange is being proposed for a 297-hectare site at Four Ashes, near to Junction 12 of the M6 and adjacent to the West Coast Main Line. It runs until ... [+]

Four Ashes goes public with rail plan

Property developer Four Ashes has launched a public consultation on its plans to build a rail freight interchange to serve South Staffordshire and the West Midlands. Public exhibitions are scheduled in the Wolverhampton and Staffordshire areas from late June until 9 July. The project is classed as a Nationally Significant Infrastructure ... [+]

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