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Railfuture National Newsletters


Railfuture publishes three national newsletters, all of which can be downloaded (including back issues) as follows:

Railwatch, a quarterly national magazine www.railwatch.org.uk

Rail Action is published between issues of Railwatch magazine covering what Railfuture is doing and what is happening in the wider railway world www.railfuture.org.uk/Rail+Action.

Rail User Express is a monthly update from around the Rail User Groups www.railfuture.org.uk/Rail+User+Express.

RailEast

RailEast is Railfuture East Anglia's quarterly magazine.

PDF copies can be downloaded below.

Latest edition
www.railfuture.org.uk/east/rail-east

RailEast 175: September 2017
Future of electrification; Seamless integrated travel; East West Rail; Wickham Market station; Greater Anglia's New Trains; Second Thameslink Consultation; Norfolk Rail reopening scheme; Railfuture audits Whittlesey; Greater Norwich Local Plan; Cambridge Connect light rail scheme; South Cambridgeshire transport interchange

RailEast 174: June 2017
Cambridge North, New trains for East Anglia, Capacity pinch-points (Ely North Junction and Trowse swing-bridge in Norwich), Railfuture East Anglia's New Chairman, Adoption of Buckenham Station, A light rail system for Cambridge?

RailEast 173: February 2017
Annual review, Wisbech, East Anglia’s major railway ‘Pinch Points’, Hornsey Depot, Jamie Burles presentation, Whittlesford Parkway and Shelford, Anglia Footfall Figures 2015-16, Sizewell Expansion and the East Suffolk Line, Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Community Rail Partnership upgrade, Just what might a £2m ‘Smaller Projects’ buy


RailEast 172: December 2016
New Cambridge Ticket Office, New services filling the network, 2018 Thameslink timetable, Meetings and stakeholder events with Abellio, East Anglia rolling stock, Cambridgeshire's 50% student discount, Cross Country franchise extension, Plans for new station at Dussindale, Beccles station, Abellio cycling award, Steven Ashling's Network Rail insight into future railway signalling, Easy stations awards

RailEast 171: September 2016
Abellio win East Anglia Franchise with record number of new trains, Whittlesford Parkway, London-Stansted-Cambridge Corridor Taskforce Report, Cambridge Cycle Point opens, Fourth track to be restored on the East Coast Main Line, Might a Mayor unlock rail potential, Whittlesford and Manea, Presentation about East Anglia by Network Rail's Steve Hooker.

RailEast 170: June 2016
Steve Wilkinson - former East Anglia Branch Secretary and Chairman, Wisbech plans well advanced, Rail Haverhill progress, Cambridge Light Rail, Abellio Greater Anglia’s Train and Station refurbishment, East West Rail Link Central Section, Tendring Area Developments, Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Stations Audit, ‘Easy Stations’ challenge, Felixstowe, East Midlands Re-franchising, Stevenage for Scotland? Cambridge Cruiser to get Class 387s, Mid Anglia Rail Passengers Association, Honoured at Halesworth

RailEast 169: February 2016
Branch Annual Report 2015, Kings Dyke crossing, Cambridge North Section 106, New trains on Great Northern, Saving station buildings, East Suffolk Travellers' Association, Commemorative Seats, Meldreth station master retires, Abellio Greater Anglia service reliability, East Anglia footfall figures, Newmarket station improvements.

RailEast 168: December 2015
Greater Anglia service collapse, Cambridge's stations, Network Rail project pauses, D-Train project, East Anglia franchise ITT, Hereward Community Rail Partnership, Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Rail User Group, Class 700 trains for Thaemslink, ESTA Anniversary Events, Ian Brown Guest Speaker at Norwich meeting, Rail User Groups.

RailEast 167: September 2015
Newark conference report, Crossrail, East Anglia Franchise, March to Wisbech progress, EWRL Bedford to Cambridge announcement, Haverhill campaign, Cambridge station upgrade, East Suffolk Travellers' Association 50th Birthday, Vivarail D-78 conversion project, Railfuture passenger group, Thameslink, The railway balance sheet

RailEast 166: June 2015
Campaign to Reconnect Haverhill to Cambridge, Cambridge City Deal, Foxton crossing, Shepreth ramp, Great Eastern Mainline makeover, Anglia update, East Anglia freight developments, Hourly Sunday service to Lowestoft, Govia meets Cambridge University Railway Club, National AGM, Soham to Ely double tracking, History of the East Suffolk Travellers Association, East Anglia bidders.

RailEast 165: February 2015
Chairman's Annual report, Cambridge Science Park station, Cross Country ideas, East Anglia station footfall, EWRL progress, 50% Student Rail Discount, On-train Wifi.

RailEast 164: December 2014
Network Rail Anglia Route Study, Greater Anglia franchise consultation, Jamie Burles Greater Anglia Managing
Director about the franchise, Travel via Harwich International Port, East Suffolk Travellers' Association survey, Medreth, Shepreth and Foxton Rail Users Group survey, Cambridge Science Park, Brandon, Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridshire Infrastrucure Project updates, Wisbech Rail Reopening, East West Rail Conference, Suffolk Rail Conference, Virgin and Stagecoach win new East Coast Franchise, Railfuture's Future.

RailEast 163: September 2014
Govia Thameslink Railway and Great Northern, Class 377s for Kings Lynn, Strong business case for Central Section of East West Rail, Clara Zilahi's memorial bench, Wisbech rail campaign update and plans for Wickham Market station. Issues and campaigns; rail fares, Norwich to Liverpool, Cycles on Train and GA cycle forum. Report on talk by Rob Fairhead from Network Rail, and report on the Railfuture National Conference in Cambridge.

RailEast 162: June 2014
Ipswich Chord opens, Haverhill meeting, Upcoming Cambridge Conference, East Coast franchise aspirations, Greater Anglia franshise extension news, Cambridge Science Park station delay, Station footfall figures, Bus Pass as a railcard trial and Wisbech reopening update report, and Cambridgeshire long term transport strategy, Felixstowe to Ipswich, Great Yarmouth bus link, East West rail, Govia win the TSGN franchise.

RailEast 161: February 2014
Chairman's Annual Report, First Capital Connect train refurbishment, Peterborough rail replacement buses and remodelling, Manea service transformation, Wisbech Wider Economic benefits study commissioned, Cambridge station redevelopment plans, Prototype refurbished Class 317, Frinton-on-Sea passenger count, Ipswich chord, Cambridge Science Park station and East West Rail updates, Audley End to Saffron Walden by train and bus

RailEast 160: December 2013
Halesworth Station Footfall Count 2013; Saffron Walden bus connections to Audley End; Cambridge station rebuild; Greater Anglia Station ticket office opening hours; Peterborough station progress; Manea service improvements; Bittern Line Partnership; East West Rail developments; Felixstowe branch-double trouble; Wisbech Rail Reopening phase 2 study; Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Community Rail Partnership.

RailEast 159: September 2013
Wisbech Rail Reopening Campaign petition presentation. A14 sirens, the branch committee view. Norwich to Cambridge, hub to hub.

RailEast 158: June 2013
Re-connecting Wisbech to the rail network; Unacceptable route closures; Cambs/Peterborough long-tern plans; East Anglia station footfall figures

RailEast 157: February 2013
Great Eastern aspirations; East West Rail progress update; East Suffolk future; Haverhill reopening; GA Franchise commitments; Rail fares out of control

RailEast 156: November 2012
Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton RUG wins award; Halesworth passenger count; Behind the scenes of Ely-Norwich signalling

RailEast 155: September 2012
New footbridge at St Neots; Rail prospectus for East Anglia; East Coast and Thameslink/GN franchise consultations

RailEast 154: June 2012
King's Cross concourse; Station patronage figures; Beccles loop; Foxton level crossing; Ely freight loops

RailEast 153: February 2012
40th anniversary of East Anglia branch; Peterborough station revamp (platform diagrams)

RailEast 152: November 2011
Abellio awarded interim Greater Anglia franchise; cable theft and disruption to Rail services

RailEast 151: September 2011
Report concludes that reopening Soham railway station is feasible; Whitemoor open day

RailEast 150: June 2011
Looking back on 150 editions of RailEast; why the branch supports HS2; the need for Chesterton station; franchise aspirations

RailEast 149: February 2011
Timetable changes, service improvements and longer trains; Overcrowing at London terminals; Ely-Norwich signalling go-ahead

RailEast 148: November 2010
Preview of NXEA's new Class 379 trains; Beccles loop on target for 2012; station surveys by Railfuture

RailEast 147: September 2010
Passenger Focus' survey "What passengers want from the new Greater Anglia franchise"; Ely to Norwich resignalling; Barrington freight traffic could resume

RailEast 146: June 2010
Greater Anglia franchise consultation; Hitchin Flyover progress; Soham station; East Anglia station footfall 2008/9

RailEast 145: February 2010
Rail review of 2009 and hopes for 2010; Beaulieu Park station; 'right-time' punctuality

RailEast 144: December 2009
NR's proposed timetable for the East Coast Main Line; Chesterton station plans; branch meeting with Cambs County Council

RailEast 143: September 2009
Passenger Focus Rail Satisfaction Survey; How to get Senior Railcard discounts; ATOC Connecting Communities report

RailEast 142: June 2009
Big Infrastructure Plans for West Anglia Route; Network Rail plans for Control Period 4

RailEast 141: February 2009
Railfuture's relaunched East West Rail Link campaign; Swiss travel experience compared to East Anglia

RailEast 140: November 2008
FCC plans to ease overcrowding on Cambridge-King's Cross route; St. Neots station "reborn".

RailEast 139: September 2008
Platform extension work for 12-coach trains at Cambridge commences; Chiltern's EWRL plans for London-Oxford via Bicester.

RailEast 138: June 2008
Vision of the railway in 2057; Network Rail leases Brandon staiton its 'Friends'; Norfolk Rail Alliance.

RailEast 137: January 2008
Publication of Greater Anglia RUS final report; 'one' becomes National Express East Anglia; Sheringham level crossing.

RailEast 136: September 2007
Branch reports to Stansted Airport Strategy, and airport gets more trains; Stagecoach wins East Midlands franchise.

RailEast 135: June 2007
Network Rail issues its Regional Strategy; FCC consults on timetable changes; East Coast franchise renewal.

RailEast 134: February 2007
FCC plans to tackle overcrowding; Objection to relocation of Lowestoft station; Cambs County Council may pull out of EWRL scheme.

RailEast 133: November 2006
Whittlesey station passenger counts; need for canopies at Cambridge station; call for Thameslink Programme to be funded.

RailEast 132: September 2006
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RailEast 131: June 2006
East West Rail Link on 'tipping point' of go-ahead. Aylesbury North station is funded.

RailEast 130: February 2006
Cambridge to St.Ives guided busway recomended by inspector and approved by Secretary of State.

RailEast 129: November 2005
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RailEast 128: September 2005
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RailEast 127: June 2005
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RailEast 126: February 2005
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RailEast 125: November 2004
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RailEast 124: September 2004
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RailEast 123: June 2004
St.Ives guided busway gets 2,730 objections. Planning for Ipswich tunnel closure.

RailEast 122: February 2004
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RailEast 121: November 2003
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RailEast 120: August 2003
SRA issues revised tender documents to the three bidders: GB Railways, Arriva and National Express; CAST.IRON plans railway reopening

RailEast 119: May 2003
March yard to reopen as major depot; Thameslink 2000 refused permission.

RailEast 118: February 2003
SRA calls on rail user groups to work from within; no funding (yet) for guided busway; FGE's new trains.

RailEast 117: October 2002
Cambridge-Norwich service launched; Community Rail Partnership for Gainsborough Line; Blockade strategies for railway renewals; Camridge guided busway plans advance.

RailEast 116: June 2002
Nine bidders for Greater Anglia franchise; LOIS - A12 multi-modal study possible schemes announced; Suffolk rail passenger policy; STEER rail proposals.

RailEast 115: February 2002
SRA publishes the Strategy for the Railways; "A Rail Strategy for East Anglia" 10 years on.

RailEast 114: November 2001
Wanted - A National Rail Policy; SRA's Richard Stuart at Branch Meeting.

RailEast 113: August 2001
CHUMMS report issued; A47 study announced.

RailEast 112: June 2001
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RailEast 111: February 2001
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RailEast 110: November 2000
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RailEast 109: September 2000
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RailEast 108: May 2000
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RailEast 107: February 2000
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