Network Rail is encouraging the public to express their opinion on the proposed upgrades across the Cambridge area.
The improvements will be made to signalling equipment, which was installed in the 1980s and is now approaching the end of its useful life.
The proposals will see signalling across 125 miles replaced from Meldreth to Elsenham, Ely to Thurston, Cambridge and Croxton Level Crossing.
Not only will the upgrades increase punctuality on train services but also safety for anyone using the crossing.
If approved, the work would take place over three years, starting in Early 2022.
You can cast your say, over the next six weeks, a number of ways:
- by visiting the project’s website here.
- via email – [email protected]
- via phone (between Monday 1st to Monday 15th of March) – 0800 160 1426
Network Rail’s Route Director for Anglia Ellie Burrows said: “This is an exciting time for the Cambridge area as we embark on a huge project to renew the signalling systems across a large area of the railway. We’ve been working on the early stages but now would like to ask the public for their views.
“We’re really keen to hear from of those who live next to the railway, specifically around the level crossings which we are looking to upgrade. These views will help us to make the best possible decisions and I would encourage everyone in those communities to have your say.”
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