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                             Trains                                                                                                               It’s over 14 years since

                                You can get a train from Manea Station to                                                                          the first issue of
                                 Peterborough, Ely, Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich.                                                                    Manea Matters
                                  With a single change at Ely you can also go to                                                                      was printed and
                                  Cambridge. Trains run at the following times,                                                                       delivered to every
                                  Monday to Saturday, towards:                                                                                        household in
                                  P'borough:  06:20  07:08  09:10  11:09  13:09   Getting About                                                      Manea – many of
                                                            15:09  17:10  18:26  19:09  21:09                                                      you will remember
                                 Ely/Ipswich:  07:38  08:16  10:17  12:17  14:17                                                                  it arriving on your
                                                                                                                                                doormat. It was a result of
                                            16:17  17:45  18:17  20:17  22:12            MANEA                                                Manea Connect Committee
                              Full timetables including times for return journeys are                                                        forming in the spring of that
                           displayed at the station. Tickets are currently purchased from   MATTERS                                        year and creating a ‘newsletter’
      the Guard on the train. This will change as soon as the new ticket machines                                                        with useful contact details and
      (cards only - no cash) are installed. There is currently no Sunday service.        OUR DIAMOND                                    information about things happening
      Buses                                                                                                                           in Manea.  The idea being to keep
                                                                                                                                    everyone informed – and connected i.e.
      There are several number 56 buses a day, Monday to Saturday,                       ANNIVERSARY                               Bringing the Community Together.  60 issues
      that run into March and Wisbech.                                                                                           on, we hope we are still achieving this and,
      Times from The Rose & Crown are:  09:02 10:32 12:32 14:32                                                                using the tried and tested adage yet again,
      Return times from March are:   08:34 10:05 12:05 14:05  16:05                                                          proving that Manea Matters!
      and from Wisbech Bus Station:   09:30 11:30 13:30 15:30
      There is currently no Sunday service.
     Community Car Scheme
     Manea Community Car Scheme is operated under the umbrella of
     the County Council and uses volunteer drivers.  If you need to
     make a journey and do not have the use of a car, or are not fit
     enough to access public transport, the scheme may be able to
     help. Journeys need to be booked in advance and are charged
     at 30p per mile, with a minimum charge of £3.00.
     To book or for more information please phone Delia Wakeling
     between 9am and 5pm on 07913 417358.  If there is no reply                                                       ISSUE                 ISSUE                ISSUE
     please leave a message and your call will be returned.                                                            1                   10                    20

                         Fenland Association for
                            Community Transport (FACT)
                             FACT is a not for profit organisation serving Fenland for
                              people who have difficulties using conventional transport.
                              FACT aims to provide accessible, affordable and safe
                              transport services  to local communities. The FACT
                              vehicle fleet ranges from minibuses with 12-16 seats,
                             which can carry up to four wheelchair users, to cars for
                            one wheelchair user/two passengers.  All vehicles are fully
                          wheelchair accessible. Groups or individuals must register with                             ISSUE                 ISSUE                ISSUE
                        FACT before using their services. To book or for more information                             30                    40                   50
      please contact FACT on 01354 661234 or email
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