Rail

The Combined Authority is committed to working in partnership with rail operators, Network Rail and the Rail Delivery Group to adopt an integrated approach to rail services, including community rail partnerships. The Combined Authority is heavily involved in funding and enabling a range of local rail projects that include reinstating of Soham Rail Station that closed in 1965, improvement of Fenland services, rail connectivity Wisbech to Cambridge, capacity improvements through Ely and a new station at Cambridge South serving the biomedical campus and local community.

Our role is to integrate key rail projects with the rest of the transport networks in the region, lobbying for appropriate investment to support local projects that will contribute to the connectivity of the region and driving strategic delivery of joined-up travel solutions.

Rail usage continues to be on the rise across the Combined Authority area, and we will promote a range of schemes to help encourage and accommodate this trend. For example, there are a number of new railway stations being proposed for the region, including Soham station, which would reintegrate Soham town into the national rail network, and Cambridge South station, the construction of which would provide much needed additional capacity near the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. East West Rail, a new rail link from Cambridge to Bedford, Milton Keynes and Oxford, will transform public transport connectivity along the Oxford to Cambridge corridor, while construction of a new rail link from March to Wisbech would improve public transport connectivity to the latter. More locally, rail improvements such as Ely Area Capacity Enhancements (EACE) scheme will enable more frequent services and make journeys quicker for passengers.

Our rail projects

Soham Rail

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Wisbech Rail

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Fenland Rail Regeneration

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Ely North

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Cambridge South Station

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Snailwell Loop

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Kings Lynn train extension

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