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East Anglia’s newest railway station now open

The newest railway station in East Anglia is now open and set to boost the economy and ease congestion in Cambridge.

Greater Anglia’s Cambridge North station opened on Sunday (21 May), with train enthusiasts and locals making history together on the first trains into and out of the station.

The striking landmark station serves Cambridge science and business parks and the suburbs and villages north of Cambridge city centre.

Bus service links rail station with Great Yarmouth attractions for a fourth season

Buses will serve Great Yarmouth station again this summer, for the fourth year.

From 28th May until 23rd September, First Eastern Counties service 1B will link Great Yarmouth Rail Station with Vauxhall Holiday Park, Great Yarmouth Town Centre, Yarmouth Stadium, Caister, California, Scratby and Hemsby.

The service will operate hourly throughout the week, increasing to every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday during the school Summer holidays (hourly on Sundays during this period), to connect visitors arriving by rail with the town centre, holiday centres and attractions.

Rail volunteers join forces to promote East Anglia as a tourist destination

A group of volunteers descended on one of Europe’s busiest rail stations yesterday to promote East Anglia as a tourist destination.

The East Suffolk Lines Community Rail Partnership (CRP), Essex and South Suffolk CRP and Norfolk-based Bittern Line and Wherry Lines CRPs joined forces at London Liverpool Street Station to highlight tourism and travel opportunities across Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk by train and to help launch a nationwide campaign to encourage people to explore ‘Scenic Rail Britain’.