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Government to cut £1bn from rail budget

two-abellio-scotrail-high-speed-trains-at-platforms-in-aberdeen-railway-station-aberdeen-scotland-uk-destined-for-edinburgh-and-glasgow-WFC1YH.jpg?profile=RESIZE_400xThe government has cut £1bn from the rail infrastructure budget following the chancellor's Spending Review.

Rishi Sunak had previously promised record infrastructure investment as part of the government's "levelling up" agenda.

Until now, Network Rail's "enhancement" budget for the five year period from 2019-24 had been set at £10.4bn.

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BBC News

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