Felixstowe marginalised over Ely cancellation concerns

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Fears have been expressed that upgrading the railway infrastructure around the Cambridgeshire town of Ely may be postponed, cut back, or even scrapped. As reported last week by RailFreight.com, the alarm has been raised by business stakeholders and a coalition of elected representatives from the East of England All Party Parliamentary Group. The parties have formally addressed the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, to clarify the position urgently.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

1 comment op “Felixstowe marginalised over Ely cancellation concerns”

bönström bönström|15.07.22|11:08

Felixstowe, etc., gates of Nation, duly has to be awarded top modern, high quality railways, etc.
(Regardless of Brexit, nearness, to and within Hemisphere, Goal of EU membership…, safely shall be present.)
Quantity, yes, but timely, high quality.
A compatible, a New Old Railway, robust, upgraded and with “height” for further added loads, etc., thus resilient, by added capacity, sustainably provides for utilisation, of assets. (Short heavy trains are better, than long, etc.)

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