Transport

John Baron MP urges people to respond to Local Bus Network Review Consultation

September 7, 2016
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MP says have your say on local bus services John Baron MP has today encouraged local residents to respond to Essex County Council’s Local Bus network Review Consultation which is taking place until 28th September 2016. The review looks at over 70 services across Essex that are subsidised by Essex County Council. John said:...
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John Baron MP congratulates Abellio on successful franchise bid

August 18, 2016
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MP looks forward to new railway investment John Baron MP has welcomed the news that Abellio has been named as the preferred bidder for the East Anglia Franchise until 2025. As part of the new contract, Abellio will be making significant investments into the railway service – these will include spending £1.5 billion on...
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John Baron MP welcomes c2c new trains and timetable

April 13, 2016
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MP says new carriages and timetable changes will help overcrowding John Baron MP has today welcomed news that c2c have announced plans to bring in new carriages and the Department for Transport’s decision to relax the contractual requirements for c2c to stop 95% of trains at the three inner London stations. John Baron MP...
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John Baron MP again votes against HS2 Bill

March 23, 2016
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MP says spending £50 billion hard to justify Today John Baron MP continued his opposition to the new High Speed 2 (HS2) railway link by voting against the High Speed Rail Bill at Third Reading. HS2 has been in Committee Stage for the past two years, during which detailed consideration has been given to...
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John Baron MP visits Controlled Power Technologies, Laindon

March 4, 2016
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John Baron MP visits Controlled Power Technologies, Laindon

MP impressed with company’s potential At the invitation of George Kieffer, Chairman of the South East LEP, John Baron MP recently joined Ali Naini and Nick Pascoe, respectively Chairman and CEO of Controlled Power Technologies, Westmayne, Laindon to look at the company’s facilities. The company has developed a portfolio of products for automotive vehicle...
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John Baron MP highlights local bus service consultation

October 2, 2015
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MP urges bus users to respond to Council proposals Essex County Council is currently conducting a thorough review of contracted local bus services across the county. In particular, the review will be looking for examples of market failure, where there is currently no commercial bus service despite demand, and will assess whether a council-contracted...
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John Baron MP opens new passenger lift at Billericay station

July 17, 2015
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MP congratulates Abellio Greater Anglia Today John Baron MP visited Billericay station to officially open the new passenger lift which has recently been installed at the station. The new lift is situated on the Southend-bound platform of the station and completion of the works means that passenger lifts are now provided on both platforms,...
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John Baron MP highlights ‘Getting around in Essex’ Consultation

February 20, 2015
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MP encourages people to respond to bus and transport consultation John Baron MP has today urged residents to respond to Essex County Council’s consultation on ‘getting around in Essex’. The consultation runs until 31st March and aims to take on board people’s views on how to improve the County’s bus and passenger transport network....
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John Baron MP welcomes new c2c Smartcard

November 3, 2014
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John Baron MP welcomes new c2c Smartcard

MP says card is a great improvement for local commuters Today John Baron MP has welcomed the release of the new c2c Smartcards for local rail passengers. Therefore, commuters in Basildon and Billericay have the opportunity to transform how they buy their tickets from today as the c2c Smartcard is now available for all...
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John Baron MP welcomes proposed c2c timetable

October 24, 2014
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MP highlights more trains and more stops without timetable delays Today John Baron MP has welcomed the publication of c2c’s proposed new timetable, which will take effect from the end of next year. The public consultation starts today, and will last three months. Commuters now have their opportunity to make their views known. The...
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