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East Anglia Campaigns

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Campaign Leaflets

PDF downloads:
Join the East Anglia Branch
Reopen the railway to Wisbech
Reopen the railway to Haverhill
User Groups and Community Rail Partnerships
New stations and lines in Cambridgeshire
Best fares chart; simplification needed
London fares from Cambridge
Latest services to March and Ely; March needs later services
Connecting into East Anglia; better connections needed
East Anglia Electrification


Current campaigns


East West Rail - Cambridge to Oxford
  • Read Railfuture's new report (Dec 2014) on route options between Cambridge and Bedford - click here
  • Find out more and register your support with Railfuture by clicking Ox-Cam
  • A BBC TV programme about the East-West link can be viewed online by clicking here
  • Funding for Western Section approved for 2017 opening; Now campaigning for Bedford-Cambridge link

Wisbech to March reopening

Haverhill reopening
Railfuture East Anglia supports the aspiration to reopen the Railway from Haverhill to a junction at Shelford enabling a fast train service from Haverhill to Cambridge and Cambridge Science Park to operate, and is working with the Cambridge to Colchester Rail Project to achieve this:
http://railhaverhill.org.uk/

Rail for the Cambridge City Deal
  • Cambridge Metro: High quality rail based infrastructure for the Cambridge City Deal

Cambridge North Station
  • Funding approved, opening date 21 May 2017

Cambridge Station
  • Improvements to the upgrade at Cambridge railway station

Felixstowe to Nuneaton upgrade
  • Allows cross-country rail freight, avoiding London

Electrification
  • Felixstowe and Ipswich to Birmingham and Cambridge
  • Norwich to Ely

East Anglia Rail network
  • Connections, first and last trains, journey times

Trains
  • Trains designed for passengers; comfort, tables, Wifi, Power sockets

Rail lines and operators


The branch campaigns for improvement to stations.

The branch also campaigns on issues effecting the following lines:

East Coast Main Line (London to Leeds and Edinburgh)

Thameslink and Great Northern (London to Peterborough and Cambridge)

Greater Anglia covering:

Cross Country (Stansted, Cambridge and Peterborough to Birmingham)


Local development and transport plans

The branch contributes to local development and transport plans in:
Cambridge City Deal
Cambridgeshire
Huntingdonshire
Norfolk
Suffolk
Essex

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