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.
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.
The mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has told the chairman of Network Rail that more trains should stop in Whittlesey – and says he is disappointed that the new Soham station will not be opened earlier.
He sees it very much as hitting the ground running and so just six days after becoming Cambridgeshire’s new directly elected mayor, James Palmer has delivered his plans for his first 100 days in office.
MP Steve Barclay has accused the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough Enterprise Partnership (LEP) of remaining silent on re-opening of the Wisbech rail line despite the board announcing funding for Ely North improvements.
Fenland commuters were among hundreds of people caught up in major disruption last night (Tuesday 28) when services were cancelled and delayed after a person was hit by a train between Stevenage and Peterborough.