Rail chiefs were grilled by their most vocal Twitter critics at a summit tackling the future of the region’s trains.

Representatives of Greater Anglia and Network Rail attended a meeting in Parliament on Monday night to discuss north Essex’s mainline service.

MPs, including Colchester’s Sir Bob Russell, invited constituents along to discuss the current state of the trains, as well as looking to the future long-term franchise for the line.

Sir Bob called on rail users to help draw up a blueprint of the most important priorities for the next franchise, which is due to start in 2016.

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