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Railways: North of England

Department for Transport written question – answered on 26th June 2020.

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Photo of Jason McCartney Jason McCartney Conservative, Colne Valley

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of budget required for the Transpennine rail upgrade.

Photo of Andrew Stephenson Andrew Stephenson Assistant Whip, Minister of State (Department for Transport)

The Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) is a multi-billion pound programme and the Government's biggest single investment in upgrading the country's railway in the next five years. TRU has developed an Outline Business Case that has been going through approval processes this month. Further announcements on the budget will be made as soon as that process completes.

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