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Greater Anglia to present cheque for £22,000 and EACH Express 3 train headboard to East Anglia's Children's Hospices

Greater Anglia is to present East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) with a cheque for £22,000, following a hugely successful charity charter train run by the train operator on 18 May to raise money for the regional charity.

The company will also hand over one of the special "The EACH Express 3" train headboards, which was used on the rail enthusiasts' charity charter train, to EACH.

New train services make it easier for passengers using London Southend Airport

Greater Anglia and London Southend Airport are delighted to announce a new agreement that will see extra train services, allowing passengers to easily connect to early morning and late evening flights.

From Monday 10 June, Greater Anglia will be running an extra service, Monday to Saturday mornings, from Liverpool Street, departing at around 04.30, dependent on day, to connect with early morning outbound flights.

Standon Calling festival-goers to save money with Greater Anglia

Festival lovers can travel to a popular Hertfordshire festival this year for less, thanks to Greater Anglia.

The local train operator has partnered with Standon Calling to offer a special discounted ticket price package including train travel, a shuttle bus and entry to the event.

The festival, which will take place from 25-28 July, has something for everyone. This year’s headliners include Rag’N’Bone Man, Wolf Alice, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, and special guests Friendly Fires.

London’s newest station opens as part of major railway upgrade to tackle congestion and boost regeneration

London’s newest station Meridian Water in Enfield, was opened today (3 June 2019) by Rt Honourable Chris Grayling MP Secretary of State for Transport and Heidi Alexander, Deputy London Mayor for Transport.

Representatives from Greater Anglia, who manage the station, Network Rail, London Local Enterprise partnerships and Enfield and Haringey councils, also joined the official opening.

Greater Anglia to run additional trains for Take That concert

Greater Anglia is running extra trains and additional carriages to help people travel to Norwich for Take That’s concert at Carrow Road later this month.

On Thursday 30 May, additional trains will run, and the last train times have been revised to tie-in with the end of the concert.

The last planned services are:

Young people help to transform Prittlewell rail station

A team of young people from the Southend area are helping to transform Prittlewell rail station in partnership with Greater Anglia.

They will unveil a new mural that they have painted on Friday 24th May at 12.30pm, with Sir David Amess MP in attendance.

The artwork is by pupils from Figure of Eight Education – an organisation which helps vulnerable children by offering an alternative education programme to help maximise their potential and build confidence.