Transport East reaction to the National Infrastructure Commission’s second national infrastructure assessment

Transport East welcomes calls from the National Infrastructure Commission to increase transport infrastructure funding by 20 per cent, and recommendations for long-term funding allocations to local authorities responsible for transport. Today, the National Infrastructure Commission released their ‘Second National Infrastructure Assessment’. The Commission is an Executive Agency of HM Treasury, providing government with impartial, expert…

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Transport East welcomes Government strategy to boost rural mobility

Photo of Burnham Market, Norfolk

Transport East welcomes the launch and findings of the Department for Transport’s (DfT) Future of Transport: Rural Strategy.   Within the strategy, the DfT has made a pledge to work with Transport East as the STB Centre of Excellence for rural mobility. The work will identify opportunities to deploy some of the initiatives outlined in the…

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Statement on Ely and Haughley rail junction funding

Today the Government has confirmed funding for upgrades to Ely and Haughley rail junctions. Below is a joint statement from Transport East and England’s Economic Heartland. “This has been a longstanding top priority for both England’s Economic Heartland and Transport East, and the collective voice of our partnerships has been the reason why the Government…

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