Tuesday 4 May 2004

£70,000 INVESTED IN CAMBRIDGE CAR PARK

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South East
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The season ticket holders’ car park at Cambridge station has undergone a transformation thanks to £70,000 of investment by Network Rail. The previously unsurfaced car park was strewn with pot holes, loose stones and big puddles, but the work has seen the car park levelled and surfaced with 105 herringbone parking bays and directional arrows painted on. Jon Wiseman, Network Rail Regional Director said: “The car park at Cambridge has always been well used, even in its former condition.  We had identified the need for improvements some time ago, but funding was very limited.  However, recently an opportunity presented itself and we didn’t hesitate in allocating the money to this car park.” Managing director of ‘one’, Tim Clarke, said:  “This is an excellent improvement scheme which will greatly benefit customers who park at the station. Providing adequate car parking at stations is extremely important to encourage more people to travel by rail.” Network Rail is very pleased to have been able to enhance this land and in turn improve the impression that the thousands of tourists get when they arrive in the historic and beautiful city of Cambridge.

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