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Division of labour

The £1bn upgrade is divided into four phases. Phase one, £165M improvements to and around Leeds station are already under way (see page XXXI). Follow on phases, totalling over £400M civils work, centre initially around the upgrade of four freight lines. Construction includes track rationalisation at Doncaster, Newark, Peterborough and Hitchin; four tracking at two surviving dual track sections totalling 14km, plus alterations or rebuilds of some 75 bridges and three tunnels ...

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