The Greater Anglia rail franchise covering most passenger train services in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex is to be extended by more than two years.
The deal with Dutch operator Abellio, which began in February last year, was due to expire next July, to be replaced by a long-term franchise running for around 15 years.
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The first pictures have emerged of a couple found dead at their house in Stowmarket in Suffolk.
The trust which runs Burghley House near Peterborough has been fined £266,000 after a butler was crushed to death in a luggage lift.
A couple found dead in their Suffolk home have been named locally as Richard and Sarah Pitkin.