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£16 million investment for Windermere rail line

The Government has announced a £16m investment to electrify the Windermere rail line. It says it will create a faster, more reliable and greener service.

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It's electric: Windermere rail to benefit from £16m funding

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Baroness Kramer, the Government's Transport Minister, was at Windermere station to officially launch the plan to electrify the 10 mile rail line between Windermere and Oxenholme.

South Lakes MP, Tim Farron, says the announcement of a £16m investment to electrify the Windermere rail line will boost tourism and attract new businesses to the area.

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