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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Network Rail has made a new video to spread the message about safety near railway tracks - because its staff are not able to visit schools as usual, due to the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

It may be operating fewer trains and carrying a fraction of the passengers it was - but Greater Anglia’s trains are now much more reliable for essential workers, figures show.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Network Rail has appealed to recently-retired signal staff across the region to consider coming back to work to support the industry in case there are staffing problems because of the coronavirus crisis.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

The government has announced it wants to ‘reverse Beeching’ by reopening long-closed railway lines – and has allocated a £500m to look at possible projects. Two lines in northern England have so far been identified.

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Friday, January 24, 2020

The rail line to London will be closed most weekends until after Easter – and Network Rail has given passengers less than 24 hours notice of the problems to come.

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The new trains introduced on Greater Anglia’s rural routes were not the cause of the signalling problems that have plunged services into chaos over the last few weeks, the company said today.

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Rural rail services in East Anglia have eased – but now Suffolk Coastal MP Therese Coffey has asked for her cabinet colleague Transport Secretary Grant Shapps to intervene to try to improve things further.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Greater Anglia was one of the most improved rail companies in Britain for punctuality and reliability over the first three months of the current financial year according to the government’s Office of Road and Rail.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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.

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Sunday, May 26, 2019

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.

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Friday, May 24, 2019

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.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Testing has started on the first of Greater Anglia’s new regional trains that are due to transform services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

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Saturday, February 3, 2018

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.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Guards employed by Greater Anglia are set to hold another one-day strike the day after the two-day Christmas rail network shutdown.

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Rail company Greater Anglia has been cleared to operate trains with stand-in guards during next week’s 48-hour strike by RMT members.

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