Longer trains will be stopping at Littleport and Waterbeach from next year after Network Rail agreed a £27 million improvement package that will lengthen platforms to enable eight car services to stop there.
Trains with double the number of carriages are desperately needed to tackle commuter over-crowding in rush hour, a meeting heard.
Drivers and cyclists in the east of the region will benefit from better roads, thanks to a £54.7 million investment in repairs, the roads minister has announced.
It might have been £13 million over budget and 20 years in the pipeline, but Ely Southern Bypass is on track to open on Wednesday October 31 - and work to build a walkway runs until late November.
MP Steve Barclay tonight welcomed the Government’s pledge to market globally a £2.5 billion investment opportunity for Wisbech that he described as a “game changer” for Fenland.