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GEML Taskforce Chairman Priti Patel MP welcomes new fast train services from Norwich and Ipswich

Published on 22nd May 2019 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, Chair of the Great Eastern Mainline Taskforce (GEML), has welcomed the launch of two new Greater Anglia fast train services from Norwich to London and Ipswich to London.  The new ‘Norwich in 90’ and ‘Ipswich in 60’ services started on Monday (20th May) and provide Norwich …

Priti calls for rail infrastructure investment

Category: General News Published: 24th January 2019 - 5:31 pm

Witham MP and Chair of the Great Eastern Mainline Rail Taskforce Priti Patel has called for increased investment in rail infrastructure in Essex and the East of England. Priti was speaking during a debate in Parliament where she highlighted the benefits of new investment in upgrading and improving rail services. …

Priti Patel MP challenges rail operators over New Year disruption

Published on 4th January 2019 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has challenged both Network Rail and Greater Anglia over the disruption caused by a track defect which affected Greater Anglia’s morning peak services into London on Wednesday 2 January 2019.  Priti has previously expressed her concerns about the declining level of service and has questioned Greater …

Priti concerned over rail fare rises

Category: General News Published: 3rd December 2018 - 2:20 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has expressed concerns over the latest announcement on January’s increase in rail fares, which will see season tickets from some commuters in the constituency passing the £6,000 mark. Commuters buying annual tickets from Marks Tey to London with a travelcard will see their fares rise by …

Witham MP chairs Great Eastern Main Line Rail Taskforce meeting

Category: General News Published: 3rd July 2018 - 8:55 am

Witham MP, Priti Patel, chaired a meeting of the Great Eastern Main Line Taskforce held in Parliament today [Monday 2 July 2018]. The Taskforce was established in 2013 to make the case for investment in the Great Eastern Main Line (GEML) and was successful in influencing the new Greater Anglia …

Priti Patel chairs public rail meeting for local commuters

Published on 1st June 2018 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel and Chair of the Great Eastern Mainline Taskforce chaired a rail meeting for local commuters with Greater Anglia and Network Rail on Wednesday evening in Witham [30 May 2018]. At the meeting, representatives from Greater Anglia and Network Rail addressed concerns from passengers about engineering works, …

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