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The scheme to improve the Blackburn to Manchester rail corridor has been developed over a number of years and through a variety of stages.

Feasibility studies to improve the line began in 2002 to address recognised limitations such as service frequency and journey times.

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Resources Blackburn To Manchester Rail Scheme - Strategic Outline Appendix A - Scheme Drawings Appendix B - Analysis Of Available Data Appendix C - Transport Economic Efficiency Appendix D - Safety Benefits Appendix E - Environmental Appraisal Appendix F - Appraisal Summary Table Appendix G - Analysis Of Monetised Costs And Benefits Appendix H - Scheme Cost Estimates Appendix I - Letter From Section 151 Officer Appendix J - Scheme Delivery Programme Appendix K - Network Rail Procurement And Supply Appendix L - Example Third Party Periodic Report Appendix M - Assurance Plan Report March 2015 Appendix N - Clitheroe Line Business Case Report Appendix O - Scheme GRIP3 Report Dec 2012 Appendix P - Monitoring And Evaluation Plan Report Appendix Q - Bolton To Blackburn QCRA Report Feb Appendix R - Letters Of Support From Interested Appendix S - Network Rail Project Risk Register Feb 2015 Appendix T Project Communications Plan March Read next Blackpool Bridges