Campaigners against the proposed HS2 will meet at the Stafford County Showground for the second Stop HS2 National Convention later today.
On Thursday, seven Midlands Conservative MPs opposed plans to build the new high speed rail line linking London and Birmingham.
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An influential group of MPs says the DfT has failed to present 'a convincing strategic case' for HS2.
Campaigners say they hope to put plans for HS2 through the Midlands back to square one as they prepare to go to the High Court tomorrow.
Campaigners from HS2 Action Alliance are heading to London tomorrow to take on the Government at the Court of Appeal.