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Transport Committee Hail Network Rail Partnership for Wisbech to Cambridge

Transport committee members hail Network Rail partnership to bring Wisbech-Cambridge rail nearer.James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, has secured a powerful new partnership with Network Rail which can push Wisbech rail plans forward on the back of work to … Continue reading

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Wisbech Standard reports positive news about linking Wisbech to the National Rail Network

The Wisbech Standard newspaper reports more positive news in progressing the linking of Wisbech to to the national network at March.It is especially pleasing to note that the planning for the  number of trains that have to be timetabled through … Continue reading

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Goods news for Wisbech and Cambridgeshire

Article by Peter Wakefield, Vice-Chair of Railfuture East Anglia reproduced from the September 2020 edition of RailEasthttps://www.railfuture.org.uk/east/rail-east/RailEast-Issue-187-September-2020.pdf Jubilation as the business plan for the restoration of passenger trains to Wisbech is approved. At its July 2020 meeting the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough … Continue reading

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Corby to Peterborough rail link proposal

A welcome addition to local proposals for rail reopenings is the Welland Valley Railway Partnership which is proposing a short railway link near Corby to allow service to run from Kettering on the Midland Mainline, and Corby, through to Stamford and … Continue reading

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Mayor’s plan for Wisbech rail gets green flag

The Cambridge and Peterborough Combined Authority have shared the following historic announcement about the reopening of the railway to Wisbech which puts the project on course for trains to return to Wisbech in 2028. https://cambridgeshirepeterborough-ca.gov.uk/news/capital-of-the-fens-back-on-track-mayors-plan-for-wisbech-rail-gets-green-flag In a historic vote, the … Continue reading

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Major milestone reached as initial design work funded for Wisbech Railway reopening

The Wisbech Standard reports the historic decision of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority to provide almost £1m of funding for detailed design study and proposed land acquisitions, following on from the successful completion of the business case. The total … Continue reading

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Railway to Wisbech in the Local Transport Plan

It is sometime since we have posted something, even though a lot has been going on in the background in various offices around the County. But now there is something to report that we can all have a part in … Continue reading

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