Decision details

West Midlands Rail Collaboration Agreement

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


West Midlands Rail is required to negotiate a renewed collaboration agreement with the Department for Transport.
The purpose of the Agreement is to ensure meaningful local democratic influence over the operation and development of the rail network in that area and in particular to enable the Parties to collaborate on the running of rail services in that area for the benefit of passengers and the regional economy.




1)       That Cabinet notes the new West Midlands Rail Limited/Department for Transport Collaboration Agreement ("CA2") approved in principle by the West Midlands Rail Limited Board in June



2)       That Cabinet endorses the changes made in CA2 and supports the implementation of CA2 from 13th September 2021 as outlined in report.

Report author: Victoria Mumford

Publication date: 09/07/2021

Date of decision: 08/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 08/07/2021 - Cabinet

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