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Escape route upgrade plan for Liverpool's Queensway tunnel

LIVERPOOL'S 3.6km single bore Queensway tunnel is to undergo a major safety upgrade to allay fears that it could be engulfed in a blaze similar to the Mont Blanc tunnel fire which killed more than 40 people (NCE 1/8 April 1999).

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