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02Aug91 UK: RAILWAYS NEED MORE THAN £1BN A YEAR TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE SERVICE.

British Rail says more than £1,000 million a year must be invested in the railway network between now and the end of the decade if it is to provide an adequate service.Details were announced in London on Tuesday by BR chairman Sir Bob Reid at the launch of BR's first 10-year plan.BR expects to invest £1,100 million this year - up from £834 million in 1990 - and at least £1,000 million in 1992. This figure includes construction work and funding for new equipment.'Investment ..

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