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Viewing entries posted in March 2019

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Mayor James Palmer supports taking key next step for dualling A10 between Ely and Cambridge

22 March 2019

The key next steps to dual the A10 between Ely and Cambridge will be presented to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board next week.The Board will be recommended to carry out a Strategic Outline Business Case (SOBC) study for the dualling scheme.

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Another step forward for Soham station as Mayor James Palmer visits for first monitoring works

22 March 2019

Mayor James Palmer donned his hard hat and high-vis jacket on Friday (March 22) at the planned new Soham railway station site to see first-hand another step forward in its delivery.

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Key study into Cambridgeshire Metro finds ‘compelling case’ to move forward with transformational scheme

19 March 2019

A detailed report examining the feasibility of a metro system for Greater Cambridge and the wider region has found a 'compelling case' for the scheme.

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Mayor James Palmer says transport infrastructure pressure makes clear case for interim Cambridge South station study

8 March 2019

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.

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Mayor James Palmer welcomes news that A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet road upgrade works can begin in 2021

5 March 2019

News that Highways England will begin work on its major A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet road dualling scheme in 2021 and not 2022 has been welcomed by Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer. 

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