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Ely Area Capacity Enhancement


The Ely area capacity enhancement (EACE) programme is a proposal to upgrade the railway to allow more trains to run through Ely. The aim is to improve connectivity and reliability for passenger services and meet the demand for more rail freight between the Port of Felixstowe, the West Midlands and the North to support sustainable, long-term economic growth.

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Why is Network Rail consulting?

Network Rail is holding public consultations to raise awareness of the work we are doing and to open a dialogue with a wide range of audiences about:

• potential benefits of the scheme

• the challenges we have to address

• how we will consult the public

• current funding position.

As part of this consultation, we are explaining how you can feed back your views to us.