Great Eastern Main Line parliamentary railway inquiry confirmed by MP [BBC News]





Date: 02/12/2015

The 'shambolic' performance of train services between London and Norwich is set to be scrutinised by a panel of MPs. Abellio Greater Anglia, which runs the Great East main line, has seen severe delays along the route recently. Will Quince, Conservative MP for Colchester, said the House of Commons select committee for transport, would look at reliability and other issues. The firm said it would work with any inquiry.


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Parliamentary committee agrees to look into issues raised about poor performance on a main regional railway line.

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