Friday 28 May 2004


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With only six weeks to go until the eight-week closure of Ipswich tunnel, Network Rail and its industry partners are sending the closure details on tour. A special exhibition stand will tour the region, making appearances at key public locations.  Libraries, railway stations, large businesses and council offices have all been chosen as touring venues. Over the next six weeks the stand, manned by railway employees, will visit: ·        Manningtree library – 1 June 2004 ·        Colchester library – 2 June 2004 ·        The Forum, Norwich – 11 June ·        Liverpool Street Station – 14-18 June ·        The Venture Centre, Lawford – 22 June ·        Brantham Village Hall – 24 June ·        Norwich station – 28 and 29 June ·        Stowmarket station – 30 June ·        Ipswich station- 1 and 2 July      Mark Livock, Network Rail Project Director said:  “We have distributed more than 50,000 timetables across East Anglia and even personally handed the timetables to commuters.  Now we are sending an informative exhibition around the region to ensure we reach as many people as we possibly can.” Touring – 2 Mr Livock continued: “Alternative travel arrangements during the closure have been carefully and strategically planned to guarantee the minimum of disruption to passengers. Ensuring people know about the closure will make this project run even more smoothly.”

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