Priti meets with Greater Anglia bosses at Witham station

Priti meets with Greater Anglia bosses

Published on 18th December 2023 Published in Local News

Recently, Witham MP Priti Patel met with the leadership of Greater Anglia to discuss a number of rail issues. During the meeting Ms Patel discussed the successful campaign to save ticket offices from closure, an issue she has campaigned on in Parliament. Priti pressed them on much needed station improvements …

Ely rail junction

Ely Junction rail investment welcomed by Priti

Published on 4th October 2023 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has welcomed the Government announcing that it will be committing to investing in upgrading Ely Junction. Priti, along with fellow MPs from the East of England, has been a longstanding campaigner for the upgrading of Ely Junction to enable more passenger and freight trains to run …

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Ticket office closure concerns raised by Priti in Parliament

Published on 14th September 2023 Published in General News

Witham MP Priti Patel has raised local concerns with the proposed closures of ticket offices at four stations in her constituency. Under proposals consulted on in the summer, Greater Anglia have proposed closing the ticket offices at Hatfield Peverel, Witham, Kelvedon and Marks Tey stations. Priti, who has been in …

Priti Patel MP with Martin Beable, Greater Anglia’s Engineering Director (left) and Jonathan Denby Head of Corporate Affairs, alongside one of the company’s new trains.

Priti Patel MP reviews Greater Anglia’s New Train Fleet at London’s Liverpool Street Station

Published on 30th January 2023 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel visited London Liverpool Street Station today (30th January 2023) and met with Jonathan Denby, Head of Corporate Affairs and Martin Beable, Engineering Director at Greater Anglia to review their new and expanding fleet of trains. Since being elected in 2010, Priti has been at the forefront …

November rail update

Category: Local News Published: 24th November 2022 - 9:22 am

Upcoming Strike Dates Rail users across the network will have read with interest the ongoing disruption to the rail network and strike action proposed by the RMT on a national level. Although they have suspended their strikes for the 5,7 and 9 November, yesterday the RMT announced further 48-hour strikes …

September Rail Update

Category: Local News Published: 23rd September 2022 - 6:23 pm

Thank you to those who have travelled to London to pay respect to her Majesty the Queen and to the staff at Greater Anglia and rail services more broadly for enabling people from across the country to do that. This week I have been in touch with the Department for …

Priti welcomes Beaulieu Park Station plans

Category: Local News Published: 9th March 2021 - 5:45 pm

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has welcomed Essex County Council’s plans to approve funding and other agreements to deliver the new Beaulieu Park Station. The new station, situated between Hatfield Peverel and Chelmsford, will provide additional capacity for passengers, support local housing growth and with three platforms will help to …

A photograph of the new Bombardier train taken on its arrival at London Liverpool Street is attached.

Priti Patel welcomes new train on Braintree/Witham to London route

Published on 16th December 2020 Published in Local News

The MP for Witham, Priti Patel, has welcomed the news that the first of the new Bombardier designed suburban trains from Greater Anglia went into service on the Braintree/Witham to London route at 06.40 this morning (16.12.20). The new train has additional seating capacity and the passenger experience has been …

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