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REVEALED: accessible area on board Greater Anglia’s new electric commuter trains


Greater Anglia has unveiled the accessible area and features on one of the company’s new electric commuter trains which will go into passenger service between Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Ipswich and London Liverpool Street.

Greater Anglia reveals plans to redevelop Wickford railway station

Greater Anglia has revealed plans to redevelop Wickford railway station to improve facilities for customers and get the station ready for the introduction of its new trains.

The existing station building is due to be demolished and replaced with a bigger building with more and better customer facilities, subject to planning consent.

The work, which is part of a £4m scheme, is being done to prepare for new longer trains which are due to start entering passenger service later this year and the project includes extending platform 1 to make it long enough for the new trains.

Selected Greater Anglia ticket offices to re-open next week

Ticket offices at 26 Greater Anglia stations are due to reopen for limited hours from the week beginning Sunday 24 May, after being temporarily closed over the last five weeks.

Ticket offices due to re-open are Audley End, Braintree, Brimsdown, Diss, Enfield Lock, Hertford East, Hockley, Ingatestone, Kelvedon, Manningtree, March, Prittlewell, Rayleigh, Rochford, Rye House, St Margarets, Sawbridgeworth, South Woodham Ferrers, Stansted Mountfitchet, Stowmarket, Thetford, Waltham Cross, Ware, Whittlesford Parkway, Wickford and Wivenhoe.