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  • 15 million boost to bring better rail journeys to the North EastThousands of passengers in the North East of England are set to benefit from more frequent, reliable rail services and better connections, thanks to 15 million of government investment, the Transport Secretary has announced today (29 June 2020). Horden Station in Durham will open to passengers for the first time today. It will be served by one train per hour calling at all stations between Newcastle and Middlesbrough. This restores a vital link for up to 70,000 passengers in an area that hasnt had a station in a 20 kilometre stretch after the previous station was closed followin...

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  • Soham station given the go-ahead On Friday (June 26th) proposals to construct a new station for Soham were confirmed by East Cambridgeshire District Council. Working alongside with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, led by Mayor James Palmer, who have provided the necessary funding to build the station...
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