Network Rail has shared plans for how it will spend more than £2 billion to improve train services in East Anglia between 2019 and 2024.
Plans described as “difficult and “unambitious” could reverse swathing cuts to the rural rail network by restoring services which were scrapped in the 1960s.
The train operator has cancelled 15 train services today due to track problems near London and the derailed freight train in Suffolk. See if your travel plans have been affected here.
The region is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.
The number of train cancellations in the region due to train faults has doubled in the last four years, it can be revealed.
The number of people trespassing on the region’s railway lines is at an all time high, as it was revealed one person trespasses and puts their life at risk an hour nationally.
A Greater Anglia train driver has described the moment he witnessed children climb out of a carriage moving at 80mph, risking their lives as part of a dangerous craze sweeping the region.
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