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Roads and Traffic

Sustrans information on sustainable transport, cycle routes etc - Sustrans
Local Petrol prices - subscribe to get prices relevant to here and your commute petrolprices.com
Live Traffic - latest traffic news and maps of holdups from Highways Agency

Bus Services for Godmanchester

Bus Service Details are provided on the Cambridgshire County Council site.

For Godmanchester services check this page

NATIONAL BUS PASS SCHEME

The Government's 2006 Budget statement announced a new national Concessionary Bus Travel scheme would be introduced in April 2008. The scheme will allow eligible residents (over 60s and people with certain disabilities) to use their bus pass after 9.30am until the last bus Monday to Friday and all day on weekends and bank holidays in any part of England for the first time. Everyone will need to reapply for a new bus pass. To receive your new bus pass on time, complete an application form today. Contact your District Council for more information.

You can go direct to HDC information on their web site here.

Please ensure your neighbours are aware of the need to obtain replacement bus passes.

Guided Bus Scheme for Cambridge www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/transport/guided/

Train Services

National Rail Enquiries Departure boards, timetables and contacts for the Train Operating Companies
QJump for tickets

Airport Information

The main airports accessible from Godmanchester are listed below with typical journey times to the terminal outside rush hour (depending on traffic)
London Stansted Airport - approx 1 hour
Stansted Airport Guide
Official BAA Stansted Airport site

London Luton Airport - approx 1.25 hours
Official Airport site

Norwich International Aiport - approx 1.25 hours
Official Airport site

Birmingham International Aiport - approx 1.25 hours
Official Airport Site

A14 development

A14 Upgrade Consultation by Highways Agency more...

On 24 October 2007, the decision of the Secretary of State was announced supporting the Orange Route for the A14 improvement which has also included moving the alignment south of Wood Green, which will further mitigate impact on Godmanchester. Details can be found on the A14 Godmanchester web site.

Spring 2007
You need to return your reply to Highways Agency on the A14 Ellington to Fen Ditton upgrade before 9 March 2007. You are urged to support the Orange route. There is now a dedicated site for Godmanchester at a14.godmanchester.net where information will be collated and links to the Highway Agency etc are provided.

Please do ensure your thoughts are taken into account with this major developent which is vital to out local economy and quality of life.

Older information below.

The CHUMMS recommendations propose a route to the south of GMC very close to the town. It will be elevated over the A1 and East Coast railway line heading in an east-south-east direction towards the A1198. It is presently planned to pass to the north of Wood Green Animal Shelters. This plan will mean that there will be a considerable increase in traffic noise in GMC as it will be carried by the prevailing south westerly winds. We agree something must be done, but sending the route further south to provide a by-pass around Papworth and link with the A428 which will be dualled from Cambourne and is planned for upgrade to St Neots, is a much better solution leading to less impact on Godmanchester and removing the conflict between commuters and long-haul road traffic.

Extract from CHUMMS A14 RouteExtract from map of A14 route from CHUMMS site, where the red dots are the new 6-lane route. Click on image to link to their site.

CHUMMS Report recommends A14 route adjacent to housing on the south side of Godmanchester. Your input on the impact on quality of life is needed now.

 

Proposed Huntingdon-St Ives- Cambridge rail link details at Cast Iron as an alternative to road and guided bus

 

 

 

 

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