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Extra trains planned for Ed Sheeran dates

Greater Anglia has arranged extra late night trains to help Ed Sheeran fans go home after his Ipswich concerts during the August Bank Holiday weekend.

As well as putting on two extra trains to Norwich and three to Colchester and London, the train company is also changing timings and making trains longer on some services.

Ed Sheeran is playing at Chantry Park on 23, 24, 25 and 26 August, with some of the shows already sold out.

Award for Greater Anglia’s on-board catering team is icing on the cake

Freshly ground coffee, hot bacon rolls, a great vegan range and now the icing on the cake!

Greater Anglia’s on-board catering team has received a prestigious ‘Investor in People’ (IIP) Gold Award in recognition of the its progressive approach to business improvement through its people.

After a new, more rigorous assessment, the team achieved the Gold standard, putting them among just 3.5% of all organisations currently assessed in the UK.

Annual maintenance programme underway at Cambridge cycle point

Pop legend’s tour of Greater Anglia

Guide Dogs help train rail staff in East Anglia

People with sight loss have been working with directors and executives from train operator Greater Anglia to help provide a better service.

Schoolchildren’s poetry on display at Dovercourt rail station

Rail passengers at Dovercourt station can read poetry as they wait for trains, thanks to a community project involving local schoolchildren.

The children from Harwich Community Primary School swapped their classroom for the rail station waiting room as part of the ‘Words between the Lines’ project, which was organised by the Essex & South Suffolk Community Rail Partnership and funded by Wordsart in March.

During the event the pupils, aged 8 and 9 years, wrote poems on the train from Harwich Town to Manningtree.