Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Eight years after East Cambridgeshire District Council began preparatory work, Network Rail put flesh on the £20 million proposal to re-open Soham station with noise monitoring tests ahead of a planning application.

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James Palmer
Monday, March 4, 2019

A lorry flipped onto its side and had the top of its roof ripped off after it hit the railway bridge in Ely.

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Network Rail
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Longer trains will be stopping at Littleport and Waterbeach from next year after Network Rail agreed a £27 million improvement package that will lengthen platforms to enable eight car services to stop there.

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Steve Barclay
Friday, February 8, 2019

A piece of farm machinery hit the railway bridge in Stonea prompting police to close the underpass.

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Network Rail
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Trains with double the number of carriages are desperately needed to tackle commuter over-crowding in rush hour, a meeting heard.

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James Palmer
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Two public meetings are to take place in Soham next month to unveil design proposals for a new rail station.

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Network Rail
Thursday, December 27, 2018

Vital upgrades have been completed across Cambridgeshire’s rail network over the festive break to prevent delays and cancellations.

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Network Rail
Thursday, November 29, 2018

The return of the railway to Wisbech is a step closer after funding was agreed for a study into the reinstatement of the line and a new town station.

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Cambridgeshire County Council
Thursday, November 22, 2018

Plans for a rail link between Wisbech and March have won support from Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer.

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James Palmer
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Ely’s £49 million long-awaited bypass has officially opened - and although it was £13m over budget Mayor James Palmer says “it was worth every penny”.

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James Palmer
Thursday, October 25, 2018

An investigation by the Ely Standard reveals how expediency triumphed over caution in the race to get the city’s bypass built and that speed could have influenced the massive £13 million overspend.

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James Palmer
Thursday, October 11, 2018

It might have been £13 million over budget and 20 years in the pipeline, but Ely Southern Bypass is on track to open on Wednesday October 31 - and work to build a walkway runs until late November.

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Ian Bates
Thursday, September 20, 2018

A new rail station to be built in Soham could cost more than £21.8m, a report has revealed.

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Network Rail
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Plans have been submitted for a railway station platform to be extended, which could see eight-car trains between King’s Lynn and Cambridge.

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East Cambs District Council
Friday, September 14, 2018

Did you know that one of your Instagram posts could earn you a quick £1,000?

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Network Rail
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The battle for Estover is heading back to committee next week as March Town Council will fight to stop 95 homes being built there.

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Mike Cornwell
Thursday, August 16, 2018

A seven-year campaign to build a new footpath and cycleway on an ‘extremely dangerous’ road in March is set to see work complete by the end of October.

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Steve Count
Monday, August 6, 2018

Highways England and Network Rail are among holding objections to East Cambridgeshire Council owned Palace Green Homes that wants to create a new garden village at Kennett with 500 homes, a care home for the elderly, a business park and shops.

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East Cambridgeshire District Council
Friday, August 3, 2018

A damning report into the derailment of a freight train in Ely revealed that components had been “managed to incorrect maintenance limits” for almost 14 years.

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Network Rail
Saturday, July 21, 2018

A long awaited scheme to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety at Norwood Road Bridge in March starts on Monday (July 23)

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Steve Count
Friday, June 22, 2018

Two vans became the 116th and 117th vehicles to strike the Stuntney Road bridge in Ely.

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Cambridgeshire Police
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

• It has been a momentous week – rail chaos, announcement of a Trump/Kim summit in Singapore, BREXIT and of course... Love Island.

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Network Rail
Friday, June 1, 2018

With rail services through Manea abandoned for the day because of damage to two bridges, I thought I would test for myself how villagers are coping. They may be coping but clearly the rail network isn’t.

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Network Rail
Friday, June 1, 2018

All trains have been cancelled from March rail station today (June 1) after Manea bridge needs ‘emergency repairs’.

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Network Rail
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Britain’s most bashed bridge – along Stuntney Road in Ely – claimed its 114th victim in nine years today.

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Network Rail
Monday, May 21, 2018

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

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