The first new "bimode" trains for regional services in East Anglia should enter service within the next few weeks after they were given formal approval by the government's rail regulator.
As politicians from around the region gather at Chelmsford for the European election count, we are providing live coverage and reaction political shape of the East of England emerges.
A wide field of possible candidates to take over as Prime Minister has already emerged - including west Suffolk's Matt Hancock - in the wake of Theresa May's resignation announcement.
Testing has started on the first of Greater Anglia's new regional trains that are due to transform services across Norfolk and Suffolk.
East Anglia's best-known steam locomotive Oliver Cromwell is to pay a final trip to the region later this month before it is retired after 10 years on the main line.
Guards employed by Greater Anglia are set to hold another one-day strike the day after the two-day Christmas rail network shutdown.
Rail company Greater Anglia has been cleared to operate trains with stand-in guards during next week's 48-hour strike by RMT members.
A threatened strike by conductor/guards on some Greater Anglia trains should not affect services, the company has insisted.
Shocking new images of people dicing with death on the region's rail lines has been released by train operator Greater Anglia in a bid to reduce the number of trespass incidents on the track.
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