23 JAN 2018

Go-ahead for Track Upgrades at Ely

Last week the Transport Secretary gave the go-ahead for track upgrades at the Ely North rail junction, which once completed willexpand capacity right across East Anglia, meaning fewer delays for passengers and opportunities to get more freight on the railway – crucial for the Port of Felixstowe.

Therese said: "The railway junction at Ely, which connects East Anglia to London, has become a busy bottleneck forcing trains to wait for others to pass. Railway improvements need to happen at Ely in order to free up capacity on the rest of line – meaning more freight from the Port of Felixstowe can go via rail instead of road. I'm grateful to the Transport Secretary for giving us assurances that it will happen."

The works are scheduled to take place in the next rail investment period between 2019 and 2024.

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