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West Suffolk MP meets roads minister on danger routes

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock and South East Cambridgeshire MP Lucy Frazer have secured a meeting with Roads Minster to discuss dangerous roads in their constituencies.

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A new Greater Anglia Class 170208 train

Rail strike looms across Greater Anglia in guards dispute

The rail union RMT today confirmed its Greater Anglia members will take two days of strike action over the potential extension of driver only operation.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom - April 28, 2016: A modern electric tram pulls out of the railway connection station in Nottingham City centre, with the famous Lace market district in the background.

Signing petition will strengthen campaign for Haverhill to Cambridge rail service

The campaign group that has led calls for the renewal of the Haverhill to Cambridge railway line want as many people as possible to sign its petition in support of the proposal.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom - April 28, 2016: A modern electric tram pulls out of the railway connection station in Nottingham City centre, with the famous Lace market district in the background.

Boost for Haverhill to Cambridge rail link revival hopes

The long-held dream of reinstating a rail line from Haverhill to Cambridge has taken a huge step forward this week at Westminster.

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Fatal ‘lapse’ led to A1307 collision

A retired couple died after a ‘momentary lapse in concentration’ resulted in their car swerving into the path of an oncoming van, an inquest has been told.

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£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

£8.8m study funding for key East Anglia rail upgrade approved

A multi-million pound package has been agreed to pay for a feasibility study of a proposed major upgrade to East Anglia’s rail network.

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James Cartlidge MP at Sudbury station

Meeting about new rail depot including wheel lathe which should ‘boost local area’

Members of the public are invited to a meeting to find out more about Greater Anglia’s plans for a new rail maintenance depot on the Suffolk/Essex border.

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Crowdfunding page set up for family of Shane Frost, 25, killed in Long Melford crash

A 25-year-old man who was killed in a collision in Long Melford has been named.

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Newton Road, Sudbury

Newton Road in Sudbury to be closed until end of week at least after continued sink hole problems

One of the main routes to and from Sudbury will continue to be obstructed while repairs are carried out where a road previously collapsed.

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A large sink hole appeared in Newton Road, Sudbury.

Sudbury sinkhole road closes again after drivers experience dip in the road

Newton Road in Sudbury has been closed again just a day after it reopened following works to repair a sink hole.

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Train leaving King's Lynn Railway Station

Millions set to fund studies of East Anglia rail upgrade plans

A multi-million pound package has been drawn up to pay for detailed analysis of the work needed to upgrade a key bottleneck on East Anglia’s rail network.

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Police cycling safety campaign after serious collisions on Suffolk roads

Following two recent serious road traffic collisions in Newmarket resulting in the death of one cyclist and serious injury to another, Suffolk Police want to remind those using the county’s roads of the importance in working together to stay safe.

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UPDATE: Collision involving car and van in Little Wratting

A motorist was taken to hospital following a collision in Little Wratting.

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Icy roads expected tomorrow

Ice warning for East Anglia’s rush hour tomorrow

The Met Office has issued a warning of ice on untreated roads tomorrow morning as showers fall on freezing ground.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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The scene of the crash on the A14 at Newmarket. Photo: @roadpolicebch

UPDATE: Driver suffers “very serious” leg injuries in two lorry crash on A14 at Newmarket

A man has been rescued from the cab of a lorry after he was trapped following a collision on the A14 near Newmarket this morning.

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The scene of the crash on the A14 at Newmarket. Photo: @roadpolicebch

Long delays on A14 and in Newmarket after very serious lorry crash

A serious collision involving two lorries is blocking the A14 at Newmarket this morning, Thursday January 12.

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MP calls for urgent improvements to A1307 after two killed in head-on crash near Haverhill

Fresh calls for safety improvements to the A1307 have been voiced by West Suffolk’s MP after two people were killed in a head-on collision yesterday.

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