Rail bosses have outlined a bold new vision for the East Anglian network over the next 25 years at a major transport conference in Ipswich.
A new plan to help rail services in Norfolk and Suffolk cope with extreme weather and avoid the scale of during last year’s Beast from the East disruption has been drawn up.
Sky-high fares, an unreliable service, and cheaper alternative transport options are all being blamed for a significant drop in rail passengers in Great Yarmouth over the last five years.
More trains than ever are being delayed or cancelled on East Anglia’s rail network as repeated pledges to improve services fall flat.
Rail travellers in Norfolk and Suffolk are facing disruption, with train faults causing cancellations and delays.
Train services on the Ipswich to Lowestoft line have been “severely disrupted” due to signalling problems.
Train operator Greater Anglia is undertaking a trial with its team of land sheriffs that could prevent hours of delays in East Anglia.
Rail passengers are facing more disruption, with delays and cancellations.
A number of trains have been cancelled between Norwich, Ipswich and London this morning.
Rail company Greater Anglia is phasing out paper tickets for season ticket holders – replacing them with plastic smart cards that can be swiped at barriers.
Rail users will be faced with nine days of disruption from this weekend as signalling system upgrades are carried out.
It is a station that dates back to the 1840s.
Efforts to restore Lowestoft train station continue as organisers unveil the latest development in the project.
Historic links between two counties, two towns and two stations have been further enhanced with the unveiling of a special information panel, which recalls the wartime evacuation of schoolchildren.
Airy open carriages, free fast wifi and a USB point for every passenger – Greater Anglia have unveiled the inside of their new regional trains.
A £68m signalling upgrade will see no trains run between Great Yarmouth and Reedham for at least six months.
Rail passengers are today facing disruption after a number of trains have been cancelled between Norwich and London, Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth.
Testing has started on the first of Greater Anglia’s new regional trains that are due to transform services across Norfolk and Suffolk.
Revamps of stations across the Greater Anglia rail services has resulted in an extra 1300 people being offered seating on platforms.
Greater Anglia guards who are members of the Rail Maritime and Transport Union are to hold another one-day strike today (Saturday) over their role.
When faced with a long train journey, it can often be tricky for commuters to think of how to pass the time.
The Greater Anglia East Customer Panel that provides feedback to the train operator is looking for new members.
A Lowestoft station worker has been recognised with an international award after raising thousands for charity.
An angry Greater Anglia commuter has threatened to send the bailiffs in to rail company Greater Anglia after failing to receive £350 compensation he says he is owed after court action.
Do not travel unless it is an emergency - that was the message from police in Norfolk this morning as snowdrifts and high winds caused chaos on the roads overnight.
max temp: 10°C
min temp: 6°C