Cameron: "This is the biggest modernisation of our railways since the Victorian era"

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced the £9.4bn package of investment across the rail network, including the electrification of the Midland Mainline.

He hailed it as the "biggest modernisation of our railways since the Victorian era".

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Midland Main Line Electrification

Plans to electrify the Midland Mainline, which will pass through the East Midlands, have been announced by the Government.