Commuter’s petition calls on Great Northern to reconsider changes

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An Ely commuter has started a petition, calling on Great Northern Rail to reconsider changes that will see passengers paying more to travel on the same service. Under the revised timetables, rail users will no longer be able to take … Continued

“Selfish” drivers putting lives at risk at Chettisham crossing

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It’s only a matter of time before there’s a serious smash at the Chettisham level crossing, comes the chilling warning from Network Rail. Today the body responsible for managing railways issued a warning, blaming “selfish” drivers for endangering lives at … Continued

Free exhibition space offered to charities – at Ely Station

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Are you a charity in need of free exhibition space? If so, Ely Station may have the answer, thanks to a new scheme launched by Greater Anglia today. The rail carrier is opening up empty spaces in stations to local … Continued

Littleport Station car parking spaces to double from tomorrow

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Littleport commuters are in for a pre-Christmas treat, with 79 new car parking spaces opening at the station tomorrow (Friday, December 22). Parking facilities in the village will be doubled as a result, with residents able to use the new … Continued

Revised Train Timetables over Festive Period

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Planning to travel by train over the festive period? Check before you travel! A revised timetable will be running across the Greater Anglia network on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Passengers should check before they travel to find out … Continued

Matryoshka mania sweeps Ely – and beyond!

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It may be freezing outside but Natasha doesn’t mind. Despite being “born” in Ely, she has Baltic blood (who said you can’t get blood out of a stone?) and doesn’t mind being cold. Stone cold, to be precise. That’s because … Continued

New train service to Stansted Airport planned

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A new train service will be introduced in 2019, taking passengers from Norwich to Stansted Airport via Ely, Spotted in Ely can reveal. The route, featuring a new fleet of trains and operated by Greater Anglia, will run in addition … Continued

Russian doll rock boards train to Kings Cross to make her fortune

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A rolling stone may gather no moss – but a Russian matryoshka doll created in Ely has travelled to London to make her fortune. The doll, one of a pair of twins painted on rocks by Ely College teacher Fleur Patten, … Continued

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