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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A dry day with some bright and sunny spells. Despite any sunshine it will feel chilly at times in a northeasterly wind.