The latest news from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority:
Mayor James Palmer has said growing pressure on existing transport infrastructure around Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC) makes a clear and urgent case for a study exploring the feasibility of an earlier interim railway station at Cambridge South. The full station at Cambridge South, which will serve the CBC, is not expected to be built until around 2027, with the Combined Authority one of four funding bodies for the current phase of works led by Network Rail. The Combined Authority Board in March will be asked to decide whether to approve a study into the feasibility of an interim station delivered years ahead of the full station, including how much it would cost.
The first bus service has run from Papworth to Cambridge since it was saved thanks to a £10,000 grant by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and South Cambridgeshire District Council.
Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer has stepped in to prevent the loss of two 'vital' town centre bus routes serving St Neots.
A new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough strategy for housing, transport and sustainable economic growth has been prepared as an important step towards achieving the Combined Authority’s ambition to deliver over 100,000 new homes and 90,000 new jobs by 2036.
Today (11/01/2017) the Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, visited Queen Adelaide to discuss the proposed works to Ely North junction.The busy junction sees five railway lines intersect to connect Norwich and King's Lynn to Cambridge, Cambridge to London and Ipswich to the Midlands.
A new report recommends a £500 million transport upgrade for travel between Ely and Cambridge- including dualling of the A10.
The confirmation of major Government investment into a new railway station for the south of Cambridge, as part of a wider east-west rail connectivity project, has been hailed by local partners as a ‘significant boost for the region’.
Over £4 million pounds worth of investment into key infrastructure projects across the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region has been given the go-ahead by the Combined Authority at the Board meeting today (Wednesday 25th October).