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£240m investment for East Coast Main Line

The government is to announce a £9bn investment in railways in England and Wales to improve journey times and increase capacity.

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North East business organisation welcomes rail investment

Th North East Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the announcement that billions of pounds will be ploughed into the country's railways. Only a small proportion of the money will be spent in the North East. Even so, the Chamber says improvements across the north of England will have wider benefits.

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