People across Suffolk are being invited to a second round of consultation events next month in Ipswich, Bury St. Edmunds and Stowmarket to see Network Rail’s updated proposals to close or change the use of 31 level crossings across the county by altering the public Rights of Way network.
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Network Rail’s Anglia Route comprises over 1,700 miles of track from London Liverpool Street station to Norwich in the east and Cambridge in the west, the North London Line from Gospel Oak to Barking East, and Essex Thameside from Fenchurch Street to Shoeburyness. With over 63.6 million passenger journeys, Liverpool Street is the third busiest railway station in Britain and the route is well connected with two airports, Stansted and Southend. Crossrail, when completed in 2019, will run from Shenfield to Liverpool Street and connect to Heathrow, and will transform journeys into the Capital by delivering more capacity and better connections to the City.
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People across Cambridgeshire are being invited to a second round of consultation events next month in March, Cambridge and Littleport to see Network Rail’s updated proposals to close or change the use of 33 level crossings across the county by altering the public Rights of Way network.
Train services into London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport are returning to normal following a gas leak near to Brimsdown station in Enfield.
The planned closure of the barrow crossing at Halesworth station in Suffolk has been postponed by Network Rail, hoping that an interim solution will change unsafe behaviour at the crossing.
Railway upgrades in Norfolk, Essex and East London to deliver smoother and more reliable journeys for passengers
Passengers travelling from Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex to London Liverpool Street will benefit from fewer delays and more reliable journeys from September, following installation of a new railway bridge in Norwich and new track at Mile End during the August bank holiday weekend. Crossrail construction work will also continue along the route between Shenfield and London Liverpool Street.
Passengers traveling from Norwich to London Liverpool Street will benefit from increased reliability and fewer delays, following the replacement of an old railway bridge, which carries the main line to London over Long John Hill in Norwich.
New pictures reveal how the main building at the new Cambridge North railway station is taking shape as work ramps up in the run-up to the station opening next year.
Railway upgrade work to deliver significant improvements for passengers in London, Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex
- Eight autumn weekends and the Christmas/New Year period affected
- Passengers will benefit from fewer delays
- Crossrail work to prepare for arrival of new trains from May 2017
One of Network Rail’s most experienced rail engineers gave children from Maple Grove primary school in Pitsea, Essex, an insight into 40 years in the railway industry yesterday (Thursday, 14 July).
Residents are invited to an event to discuss Network Rail’s proposals for the barrow crossing at Halesworth station.