Monday 11 Jul 2005


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Eastern: Anglia
| Eastern
Date:               Thursday 14 July 2005   Time:              2.30-3pm   Event:             Plaque unveiling and photocall at Whittlesford station with Councillor James Quinlan, Chairman of South Cambs District Council   Location:        Whittlesford station, Station Road, Whittlesford, Cambs, CB2 4NL   A £12 million programme to enhance station facilities for passengers in the East of England has recently been completed.    Funded by the Strategic Rail Authority and delivered by Network Rail, the scheme has provided new and modern facilities for passengers at 38 stations across the region, including waiting rooms and shelters, closed circuit television systems, customer information screens, baby changing facilities and modern toilets which are suitable for disabled access.    Journalists and photographers are invited to a photocall at Whittlesford station, which has benefited from a new waiting room and customer information screens.  Councillor James Quinlan will be joining representatives from the rail industry to celebrate the enhancements to the station and the wider improvements to the region’s railway stations.   The ‘Modern Facilities at Stations’ project has invested a total of £25 million into 68 stations nationwide, of which Whittlesford has received £400,000.  This major investment into stations is part of the rail industry’s commitment to improving the journey experience for rail users.   Please confirm attendance to Laura Dobson in the Network Rail press office on                        020 7557 8103 or

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