Urgent improvements needed to city rail services

MP for Peterborough Paul Bristow has called for “urgent” improvements to rail services between the city and both Cambridge and Fenland.

I have written to Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris outlining concerns and asking for a meeting alongside Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer.

The letter states: “There is an urgent need to improve rural rail services in the Fenland area and, particularly, to create a fast, reliable and direct service between Peterborough and Cambridge. 

“The lack of adequate rail services between the two main cities in our county is hampering our economic development..."