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Mayor James Palmer has met with train operators to challenge them to ‘expand and improve’ rail services across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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James Palmer
Thursday, May 17, 2018

British Transport Police are investigating an incident after a lorry drove into the level crossing barriers at Station Road in Ely and fled the scene.

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British Transport Police
Friday, May 4, 2018

A road bridge or underpass will now be needed at Ely as part of long-awaited improvements to the worst bottleneck on the region’s railway network.

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James Palmer
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Residents are being asked to have their say on proposed improvements to railway stations in Whittlesey and Manea.

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David Oliver
Friday, April 13, 2018

A bid by NHS England to secure £35,000 from one of Cambridge’s richest colleges as part of building 95 homes on land they own at Estover in March will have to come from monies already agreed.

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Mike Cornwell
Friday, April 13, 2018

A high profile plea has been made to the Prime Minister to fast track a train station so people can travel directly to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, the New Royal Papworth Hospital and the BioMedical campus.

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James Palmer
Thursday, April 12, 2018

It took him seven years – during which time he exchanged 300 emails – but finally Councillor Steve Count has succeeded in getting a start date for a £200,000 new footpath and cycle way over Norwood Bridge, March.

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Gillian Beasley
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Cambridgeshire mayor James Palmer is campaigning to reopen stations in Soham and Wisbech to help provide better links from the north to the south of the county.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Network Rail has been slammed for creating “frankly ridiculous” red tape which means it is taking far too long to build a new train station in Soham.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Beast from the East really hit Fenland overnight, forcing a number of schools to remain closed this morning due to heavy snowfall.

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Peterborough City Hospital
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Agents acting for St John’s College, Cambridge, today withdrew the application to build 95 homes at Estover, March, following exposure by this newspaper of a flawed consultation process over NHS requirements.

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Steve Barclay
Sunday, February 25, 2018

East Cambridgeshire and Fenland is bracing itself for heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures; it has already forced Greater Anglia to put in place a contingency plan which could see trains cancelled.

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Network Rail
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

• Well it’s been a couple of weeks to remember for all the wrong reasons.

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Network Rail
Friday, February 9, 2018

Some major issues have been identified with construction of the Ely Southern Bypass that could add “significant” costs to the final bill.

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Network Rail
Thursday, February 1, 2018

A northern by-pass together with a bridge over the rail line to Peterborough – at a total cost of around £100 million- would solve instantly the dilemma for transport bosses faced with the problem of what to do about Queen Adelaide.

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Adelaide
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Train services between Ely and Kings Lynn will be cancelled for five days next month to allow for a £1 million upgrade to a six-span railway bridge.

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Network Rail
Monday, January 15, 2018

A politician has called for a promise that the A14 works will be finished following news that a contractor working on the job has gone into liquidation.

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NHS
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Council leader Charles Roberts told Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today that he welcomed improvements to Ely North junction but he would continue to “fight the corner” of Queen Adelaide residents fearful of barrier closures.

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Chris Grayling
Saturday, December 2, 2017

Works on the King’s Lynn to Ely line, Cambridge South station and a potential relocation of Waterbeach station was all on the agenda at the Fen Line Users Association’s annual general meeting last month.

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Addenbrooke's Hospital
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

MP Steve Barclay claims a major study on the future transport needs of Wisbech is flawed and unless it is amended or withdrawn could jeopardise prospects for re-opening the rail link to March.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Stuntney Road bridge in Ely has retained its title of Britain’s most bashed bridge.

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Network Rail
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Steam railways fans will have to wait three more weeks to see the Flying Scotsman in action – but will it visit Ely?

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Twitter
Monday, October 16, 2017

A transport conference was told that Fenland holds the key to unlocking the potential of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

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Simon King
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has given his commitment into making the Ely North junction upgrade a priority for the Department for Transport.

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Elizabeth Truss
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wagons are being lifted off the track with a rail crane, as a major recovery operation gets underway at the site where a freight train derailed in Ely on Monday.

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Network Rail
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Derailment of 11 of the 33 wagons on a freight train at Queen Adelaide near Ely is likely to mean passenger services between Bury St Edmunds and Peterborough are unlikely to resume until Monday.

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Adelaide
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Network Rail has warned that disruption caused by a freight train derailment near Ely yesterday (Mon) will last for some days.

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Adelaide
Monday, August 14, 2017

A £395,000 feasibility study to upgrade Manea and Whittlesey rail stations to take longer trains leaves a question mark over where the £3.4million will come from to carry out the works.

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Steve Barclay
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Hard-working railway volunteers have helped to create a commemorative garden at March station.

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Network Rail
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

An underground sprinter style “bus” could come to Cambridge to tackle the city’s traffic congestion.

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James Palmer

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