MPs from the East are holding a summit to drive forward rail improvement plans here.
Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North, is chairing the meeting at Westminster to discuss ongoing work to improve rail services in Norwich and East Anglia.
Regional MPs, representatives from Local Enterprise Partnerships, and Greater Anglia, Train Operating Companies and local authorities are at the summit.
The agenda will include a detailed briefing on the technical and economic studies being carried out to make the strongest possible case for improvements to be made to the region's rail network. Their demands include:
- Improved infrastructure
- Better rolling stock
- Increased reliability
- Faster journey times
It's hoped the meeting will come up with an 'East Anglian Rail Prospectus' to be put to Ministers at the Department for Transport.