SLC Rail, SLC Property and SLC Investments have been awarded places on Midlands Connect’s specialist technical framework to provide niche advisory services.

The new four-year framework will support Midlands Connect in the delivery of its future strategy.

The three SLC businesses will be advising Midlands Connect on cost assurance, regulation and planning, economics, funding and finance and environment assessment.

Ian Walters, Managing Director of SLC Rail said: “We are excited that SLC has been selected to work with Midlands Connect on this new four-year framework.

“We share a vision for improving mobility and bringing environmental, economic and social benefits to the region.

“Our expertise in developing strategic plans, winning industry support, securing financing and delivering projects make us uniquely placed to support Midlands Connect with improving transport infrastructure.”