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No Covid traces found in railway stations or trains

Heavily touched areas like escalator handles, ticket machines and benches were swabbed for the virus.

'Levelling up promises being broken' as doubts grow over HS2 reaching Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Mayor Dan Jarvis has said the Government “once again appears to be reneging on its promises to level up the North” as doubts grow over whether HS2 will ever reach Yorkshire.

Major rail improvements get underway across Manchester

Rail engineers started major improvements to track and railway bridges between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge and Manchester Victoria and Rochdale this weekend.

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  • No traces of coronavirus found in tests at major English railway stationsTrains and stations in Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool and London free of surface and airborne particles. No traces of coronavirus were found in tests at four major railway stations and on intercity train services, Network Rail has said. Places passengers regularly touch, such as escalator handles, ticket machines and benches, were swabbed, while hour-long air samples were taken.

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