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The Government is promising to cut journey times between Manchester and Leeds to 40 minutes by 2025.
It says money is being made available now to improve road and rail links across the Pennines.
The Deputy Prime Minister believes the region doesn't have to wait for the High Speed HS3 link to be built, in several decades time:
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The Deputy Prime Minister says commuters in our region are being forced to use 'decrepit' trains deemed unacceptable in the south