Major upgrades have been completed on the region’s rail network to make improvements for passengers in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and East London.
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Huge progress made on the Felixstowe branch line to increase freight traffic and improve reliability for passengers
Rail engineers have worked over the festive period on the Felixstowe branch line as part of Network Rail’s £60m project to install a new 1.4km loop near Trimley which will enable increased freight traffic and improve reliability for passenger services.
Vital upgrades have been completed on the line between Ely and Peterborough to reduce delays and cancellations for passengers.
Passengers urged to check before they travel as work to transform the Southend Victoria branch line continues
Southend passengers using rail services at the weekends are urged to check before they travel as work to transform the line continues from January.
Rail passengers urged to check before they travel this Christmas and New Year as major upgrades are planned
Passengers in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and East London are advised to check before they travel this Christmas and in 2019 as major railway upgrades are planned.
Festive party-goers across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire are being urged to take extra care of their friends and colleagues - as new figures reveal that within the Christmas and New Year period, the number of violent offences recorded at railway stations fuelled by alcohol have more than doubled in the last two years¹.
Network Rail launches new Thomas the Tank Engine book at Norwich Library to teach children railway safety
Network Rail has teamed up with the world’s most famous blue engine and pre-schooler favourite, Thomas the Tank EngineTM, to help children learn how to be safe when using the railway. Stay Safe with Thomas was officially launched in the Anglia region at Norwich Library today (Thursday 29 November).
Network Rail has secured a budget of more than £2 billion to provide a safe and high performing railway for passengers in Cambridge, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and East London.
Small Talk Saves Lives campaign urges public to look out for those at risk.