Norfolk commuters will hope new trains being rolled out on the regional network keep time with the same precision as Swiss-made watches, as Greater Anglia tests the first of its new long electric trains made in the Alpine country.
Everyone has a view on traffic in Norwich and how it could be improved. But will the city's transport system look very different in the years to come? As part of our Future of Norwich series, Dan Grimmer reports.
If Greater Anglia's promises come true, 2019 should be a very good year for the region's rail passengers - the first new trains will start to be introduced and Network Rail should finish its long-term upgrade work between Shenfield and London.
Network Rail is to spend £2.2bn maintaining and replacing infrastructure in East Anglia - but there is still no commitment to the improvements needed to bring the main line to London into the 21st century.