Rail travel in the Fens is going to be much nicer
- Credit: HCRP
Post lock down train travel is destined to be more comfortable and convenient in the Fens.
Construction of a112-space car park at Manea station is set to get underway this spring.
Fenland District Council appointed Danaher & Walsh for the Manea car park works last week.
The company’s work is familiar in the Fens – they are undertaking major bridge refurbishments at Pondersbridge and Ramsey St Mary’s.
Due for completion by September 2021, the car park will include cycle parking and a bus turning and drop-off area.
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New platform waiting shelters have already been installed at Manea and Whittlesea stations
Meanwhile, March station operator Greater Anglia has appointed Total Property Support Services Limited for the developments there.
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Construction is due to start in June 2021 and completion expected in November 2021
The projects are among a series of regeneration schemes for Fenland stations being delivered through Fenland District Council with funding from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) and support from Greater Anglia.
Further plans are in the pipeline for Whittlesea, looking at options for a level crossing upgrade.