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Government pledges extra £15m for railways across the north after summer chaos

The government has pledged an extra £15 million pounds for improvements to the railways across the north after a summer of disruption.

Thousands of trains were cancelled or delayed when a new timetable was introduced. Credit: ITV Yorkshire

More than a million pounds has been paid in compensation after thousands of trains were cancelled or delayed when a new timetable was introduced.

Network Rail will work with Transport for the North and passenger groups to decide how best the money should be spent on improving journeys.