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Combined Authority pledges to work with Greater Cambridge Partnership

2 October 2020

The Greater Cambridge Partnership and the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority have pledged to work together to tackle the transport issues facing the area and implement the policies set out in the Combined Authority’s Local Transport Plan.

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Round 2 consultation brings Cambridge South station nearer

29 September 2020

The much-needed Cambridge South station has taken another step forward as Network Rail says it will launch the second round of public consultation in October.

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Globally renowned expert on tunnel engineering, Lord Mair, recommended to chair CAM delivery company

23 September 2020

Lord Robert Mair CBE, a renowned civil engineer recognised internationally as an authority on major infrastructure projects involving tunnelling, has been recommended for the role of chair of the delivery company for the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM).

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New bus service linking Bedford to Cambridge through Cambourne carried over a thousand passengers in first two weeks of operation

21 September 2020

The new 905 bus service commissioned by Mayor James Palmer, which provides a long needed public transport option to those commuting between Cambourne and Cambridge Science Park, has carried over a thousand passengers in its first two weeks of operation. 

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More seats, more carriages, and longer trains for Fen Line passengers

1 September 2020

Over the August Bank Holiday, Network Rail completed the final section of infrastructure works on the £29 million upgrade of the rail line between Cambridge and King’s Lynn.  

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Leader in major infrastructure delivery, Simon Wright OBE, appointed to help drive forward CAM

26 August 2020

Simon Wright OBE, a civil engineer and senior executive with more than 40 years’ experience delivering multi-billion pound infrastructure programmes, has been appointed to support the development of the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM).

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Mayor James Palmer says promoter company formation would see start of ‘exciting new phase’ for metro scheme

28 July 2020

Mayor James Palmer has said a proposal to form a new, separate company charged with leading the delivery of the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM) as one joined-up scheme represents the start of an exciting new phase of the project.

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Open Letter from the Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

15 July 2020

To Councillor Roger Hickford, Chair, Greater Cambridge Partnership

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Mayor's Blog: The Urban Spaceman

10 July 2020

After months being cooped up and locked down, it was wonderful to be walking through the fresh air of Cambridge market this week, meeting traders, city ambassadors, and shoppers face-to-face – well, space-to-space –  to ask how they’re doing, what they want, and what we can all do to help them.

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Mayor James Palmer says C2C report can be catalyst for joined-up working with GCP on ‘One CAM’ approach

9 July 2020

At yesterday’s (July 8) Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Transport and Infrastructure Committee meeting, members voted to approve to release to the Greater Cambridge Partnership, for their review and consideration, an independent report into their current Cambourne to Cambridge busway proposal, which found it does not align with the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro Sub Strategy.

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