The number of rail passenger journeys has increased dramatically from around 750 million per year to 1.5 billion, according to Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin.
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TV favourite Cilla Black, who has died aged 72, gave viewers a "lorra, lorra laughs" during her long career.
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Blind Date and Surprise Surprise star Cilla Black,72, has died, according to reports.