Anglia

Anglia: region-anglia

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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.

Latest news for this region

Derailment of freight train at Ely affecting services between Ely and Peterborough: Network Rail logo-2-2

Derailment of freight train at Ely affecting services between Ely and Peterborough

Monday 14 Aug 2017

Services between Ely and Peterborough are being affected following the derailment of a freight train that has also caused significant damage to the track. Network Rail engineers expect that the recovery to take several days. Passengers are urged to check with their train operators before traveling this evening and over the next few days.

Extra track to be installed in Lee Valley this autumn for a bigger and better railway: Northumberland Park View 2

Extra track to be installed in Lee Valley this autumn for a bigger and better railway

Tuesday 1 Aug 2017

Work to build a new track between Stratford and Angel Road is being stepped up this autumn as part of the £170m Lee Valley Rail Programme to increase services and boost local regeneration.  Network Rail and Greater Anglia are urging passengers traveling between Cheshunt and London Liverpool Street to check before they travel at weekends as trains are diverted to allow the orange army to get to work.

New technology launched today as near misses involving children at level crossings in Anglia expected to rise over the summer holidays: Distraction campaign Summer 2017

New technology launched today as near misses involving children at level crossings in Anglia expected to rise over the summer holidays

Monday 17 Jul 2017

New technology goes live today at level crossings in Anglia, as new figures from Network Rail¹ reveal that young people are more likely to have a near miss at a level crossing during the summer.  Light nights, coupled with the summer holidays, spell danger for Britain’s youth with August and early September seeing near misses at level crossings rise significantly¹.