Cambridgeshire Mayor James Palmer has voiced support for moving forward with a detailed study into delivering a rail link between Wisbech and March.
Approval is given to the A47 dualling study recognising the strategic importance of the East-West Corridor for the future.
Ely Southern Bypass is on track and will be open to traffic, as planned, on Wednesday October 31.
Delays set to continue for several hours
Road set to remain shut throughout morning rush hour
Further disruption on airport route
Delays could last for two days, officials warn
Plans to improve Manea and Whittlesey railway stations have taken a major step forward, as detailed work to develop chosen schemes get underway.
Train fault blamed for decision
A derailment between Ely and Manea which caused massive disruption to rail passengers last summer was caused through poor maintenance of wagons.
A report into vital transport infrastructure schemes for Cambridgeshire has found projects could be completed years earlier.
The A141 towards March has been closed following a tractor crash on the Guyhirn roundabout this afternoon.
Four important rural bus services, including one relied upon by students to get to school, have been saved by Cambridgeshire Mayor James Palmer.