George Osborne
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Task force to speed up London rail links

A taskforce is being set up to find ways to speed up rail services to the East of England by as much as 25%, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced during a visit to Norwich.

George Osborne said he wanted the journey time from Norwich to London to be cut to 90 minutes and Ipswich to London to 60 minutes.

The eastern region's MPs have been campaigning for investment in rail services

  • 08 Nov 2013