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Half hourly trains for Wisbech and rural transport hub at Manea is aim of new pressure group




Wisbech Rail Consultative Group insist the new station should be on the town side of the A47 to truly benefit residents.
Wisbech Rail Consultative Group insist the new station should be on the town side of the A47 to truly benefit residents.

Trains will run every half hour from a town centre station that’s the aim of a newly formed public pressure group set up to increase lobbying for the reopening of the Wisbech to March rail line.

Peter Wakefield who heads the Wisbech Rail Consultative Group set up by Railfuture East Anglia said they will be meeting with Cambridgeshire Mayor James Palmer within the next few weeks to discuss the rail project.

Wisbech Rail Consultative Group insist there should be a half-hourly service once the rail link is reopenened.
Wisbech Rail Consultative Group insist there should be a half-hourly service once the rail link is reopenened.

He said the campaign to re-open the line, which should be called the TransCambs Link, has built up momentum in the last five years largely thanks to local MP Steve Barclay but also Wisbech 2020 and now has the backing of Transport Minister Chris Grayling who has said the Wisbech scheme must be delivered.


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