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Mayor joins workforce on site of Soham’s new station

17 December 2020

Mayor James Palmer this week visited the site of the new railway station at Soham which is being funded with £18.6m from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority which he leads.

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March station to be revamped for passengers, thanks to Combined Authority funding

17 December 2020

March rail station is to be remodelled, following public consultation, and with continued funding support for the scheme from Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Fenland regeneration gathers pace in Manea and March with start on site and delivery date

25 November 2020

In a major milestone to upgrade transport choice across Fenland, the Combined Authority Board has agreed funds to start construction at Manea and March railway stations and has set the end date for delivery.

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Mayor seeks ‘people-centred’ and integrated Cambridge South hub as Network Rail launches consultation 2nd round

19 October 2020

As the new Cambridge South station comes closer with today’s launch of the second round of public consultation, Mayor James Palmer has welcomed Network Rail’s stepped-up delivery date while issuing strong warnings on service provision.

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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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Mayor says Covid must not be used as an excuse to cut Fenland ‘lifeline’ services

10 September 2020

The train operator Cross Country has decided to stop its services halting at Whittlesea, March and Manea, blaming a resource issue.   

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‘Capital of the Fens’ back on track? Mayor’s plan for Wisbech rail gets green flag

9 July 2020

In a historic vote, the business case for re-opening the Wisbech rail link was this week approved by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority.

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Boost for rail commuters as station car park plans forge ahead

3 July 2020

Plans to create new car parks at Manea and Whittlesea railway stations have moved ahead with the appointment of a specialist contractor to develop the schemes.

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Mayor meets Minister to discuss restoring Wisbech rail link

2 July 2020

Ahead of the next week’s meeting of the Combined Authority’s Transport and Infrastructure Committee, Mayor James Palmer met the rail minister, Chris Heaton-Harris MP, to discuss the case for reconnecting Wisbech to the rail network. 

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Green light for Soham station

29 June 2020

Proposals to build a new station for Soham were confirmed by East Cambridgeshire District Council on Friday 26 June 2020, giving the go-ahead for the new station to be built.

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