Board of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority moves forward key transport projects

The Board of the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority has given the green light to several key recommendations from the Transport & Infrastructure Committee. One of its priorities is the Wisbech Rail scheme where the Board approved the drawdown of £80,000 from the Medium-Term Financial Plan to develop an Options Assessment Report. The Options Assessment […]

Transport Committee: Rail network requires decarbonisation strategy

The rail industry needs a clear strategy from government on how to decarbonise the network, according to the parliamentary Transport Committee. reports the committee highlighted the need in a new report, Trains fit for the future?, which stated the government should publish a long-term strategy for rail. It said that a vision for electrification and […]

Commuters told to expect fewer trains post-pandemic

The chairman of Network Rail has suggested commuters should get used to fewer trains after the pandemic but can expect better reliability. The Telegraph quotes Sir Peter Hendy saying that “too many trains on the track” does not improve the service, adding: “We’ve proved that.” In an address to the National Rail Recovery Conference, he […]


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