A £9.5m regeneration project for Fenland’s railway stations is now well underway.
Just weeks after the installation of new waiting shelters at Manea and Whittlesea stations, Fenland District Council and Hereward Community Rail Partnership (CRP) has launched a public consultation to redesign and improve the layout of platform 1 buildings at March station.
The consultation seeks people’s views on three proposals with different options for the location and size of the waiting room, ticket office and toilets, as well as space for the creation of new business premises.
David Jones, Stakeholder Liaison Manager said: “CrossCountry is the principal train operator at March station which is growing in importance as the main railhead for Fenland, including Wisbech which lost its rail service in 1968. It’s great news that Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority have recognised the importance of their local rail links with this investment in their stations.
“We’re delighted to be part of Hereward CRP and we will support the other funding partners to breathe new life into March station, helping to save the building’s future and bring it back into use for the benefit of rail customers and the local community.”