A train heading from Cambridge to Ipswich was so crowded that eight people had to stand in one of its toilets after a previous service was cancelled.
The government has announced it wants to 'reverse Beeching' by reopening long-closed railway lines - and has allocated a £500m to look at possible projects. Two lines in northern England have so far been identified.
New Ipswich MP Tom Hunt has promised to seek more investment for the town and the region as a whole in his first interview since being elected at the General Election.
A horse tramcar that was withdrawn from service in Cambridge in 1914 and then spent almost a century being used as a cobbler's workshop in Ely has been lovingly restored to its former glory.
Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party was the big winner in this year's European Elections in the East of England - taking three of the seven seats up for grabs.
As politicians from around the region gather at Chelmsford for the European election count, we are providing live coverage and reaction political shape of the East of England emerges.