Fireworks, dancing robots and acrobats were all on hand to open a new £40 million Rail Terminal at the Port of Felixstowe in Suffolk.
Felixstowe is already the country's largest container port - it's hoped the investment will encourage more British companies to boost their exports.
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Around 170 officers and staff from Cambridgeshire police, were drafted in to manage the demonstration.