Three of our MPs are putting the case for further investment in the region's rail network to the transport secretary.
Chloe Smith, Ben Gummer and Priti Patel are hosting a business forum with Patrick McLoughlin.
They say improvements to the region's rail infrastructure will drive economic growth and attract inward investment to the region.
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Rain this evening with showers expected tomorrow and minimum temperatures overnight of 9 deg C 9 66 deg F)
Early fog will clear to leave a dry day with sunny spells and highs of 18 deg C (64 deg F)
Overnight there'll be mist and fog but it will clear for Sunday leaving sunny spells.