PETERBOROUGH-ELY-NORWICH RAIL USERS

March, Brandon, Thetford, Attleborough and Wymondham are our principal intermediate stations.

 

Contact John Saunders: penrugjohn@gmail.com 01953 607805

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WE WANT TO KEEP

 

         Hourly express trains from Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield to Norwich with journey times between Nottingham and Norwich of 160 minutes or less

         The opportunity for passengers boarding at unstaffed platforms to pay the full range of fares on the train

 

WE WANT TO SEE

 

         Trains running on Sundays in university terms

         Step free access to westbound trains at Wymondham

         Tactile paving on Platforms 4, 5 and 6 at Nottingham

         Improvements at Brandon, including covered and secure cycle parking

         Scheduled trains all running and specified station facilities all provided

         Workable and consistent polices for carrying non-folding cycles

 

WE DO NOT WANT

 

         Passengers standing for more than 20 minutes

         People having to negotiate a ticket barrier without having the chance to pay a person for their journey or having to queue to exit their destination

 

NEWS

We have recently responded to a consultation on enhancing capacity through Ely, remodelling Ely North Junction and upgrading level crossings between Whittlesea and Ely.

 

Issued 22 January 2022

The coronavirus pandemic means many train services have been reduced. Please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk before travelling.

 

Issued 9 November 2020

 

NEWS ARCHIVE

 

OUR VISION

 

We try to work constructively with opinion-formers, official bodies, and the rail industry to deliver our vison of

 

         reliable, clean and comfortable trains with high levels of passenger service

         accurate real time information for passengers at all times

         welcoming stations approached by attractive secure cycling, walking and wheelchair routes

         a safe and well-maintained railway with timely track renewals and rapid responses to incidents

         fares, parking and management structures to develop our services

         full hourly service seven days a week between Birmingham and Stansted Airport, Cambridge and Norwich, Liverpool and Norwich

 

PETERBOROUGH-ELY-NORWICH RAIL USERS is a member of the HEREWARD community rail partnership, which has developed master-plans for the three stations in Fenland district.

 

YOUR JOURNEY


To keep us informed, we need to know about your journeys good or bad, long or short, occasional or everyday on:

 

         Birmingham-Stansted Airport trains

         Stansted Airport/Cambridge-Norwich trains

         Liverpool-Norwich trains

         any train serving March

 

Please send your experiences and questions to penrugjohn@gmail.com

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

MEMBERSHIP


Our 100th numbered newsletter includes our response to a consultation on the May 2022 timetable for services along the East Coast Main Line through Peterborough. Paul samples a rail replacement bus, Trevor misses his connection while buying a sausage roll and Richard takes his first ride on two new train types.

 

Membership of Peterborough-Ely-Norwich Rail Users costs 4 from now until the end of 2022. Cheques should be made payable to "PETERBOROUGH-ELY-NORWICH RAIL USERS" and sent to: PENRUG, Thistledew, Fen Street, Old Buckenham, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 1NW. Please include your postal and email addresses. MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM

 

HAVE A LOOK AT OUR OTHER PAGES

 

ATTLEBOROUGH TRAINS
BRANDON TRAINS

MARCH TRAINS
THETFORD TRAINS

WYMONDHAM TRAINS

 

ADVICE AND TICKETING

ATTLEBOROUGH STATION HISTORY compiled in 1994

CALLING AT ALL STATIONS - some facts about our line
DISCOVER THE TOWNS BETWEEN CAMBRIDGE AND NORWICH

MAKE FOR A MARKET TOWN FROM PETERBOROUGH

PROGRESS

RESIGNALLING

TRAINS AND CYCLES

WHITE'S HISTORY, GAZETTER AND DIRECTORY OF NORFOLK - excerpts from the 1845 issue


OTHER SITES


For fares, station facilities or train times, please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk