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Transport East shares views on draft Rail Reform Bill at Transport Select Committee

May 22, 2024

On 21 May 2024, our Chief Executive Andrew Summers spoke at the Transport Select Committee who are scrutinising the draft Rail Reform Bill, before it goes through Parliament. The Rail Reform Bill is an important piece of legislation which will bring together ‘track and train’ planning, investment and delivery into a single guiding-mind for the…

Will Quince appointed as the new Chair of East’s sub-national transport body

May 20, 2024

Following a competitive selection process, Will Quince has been announced as the new Chair of Transport East. He succeeds Cllr Kevin Bentley, Leader of Essex County Council who has been Chair of Transport East since the organisation launched in 2018. The new Chair will oversee the continued growth of Transport East and our role to…

Transport East Forum meets at Beaulieu Park to celebrate progress of the East’s newest rail station

March 22, 2024

    On 22 March, Transport East’s Forum and partners visited the under-construction Beaulieu Park rail station, the first station to be built on the Great Eastern Main Line in 100 years.   Due to open in 2025, the station will provide a frequent and sustainable service for people living and working in the fast-growing…

Help shape the future of transport within the East!

March 21, 2024

Transport East is running a Transport Behaviour survey to better understand how people travel across region. The data provided will help shape decisions on future transport investment across the East. Whether you drive, walk, cycle, take the bus or train, the views of people living and working in the region are important to help us…

Transport East launches Rural Mobility Strategy hub report in Parliament

March 11, 2024

On 11 March, Transport East visited Parliament to launch the ‘Rural connections: transport challenges and opportunities for communities in the East’ report. The report developed a set of recommendations from a call for evidence and discussions with stakeholders across the East. The Rural Mobility Strategy Hub brought together experts throughout the East, each with knowledge…