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Weardale gets £2.1 million boost from county council

DURHAM County Council has voted to invest £2.1 million in the Weardale Railway in a fresh bid to boost local tourism in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic and create new jobs and improved transport links.

On September 16, the council’s cabinet voted to support plans to transform the 18-mile heritage line into a major visitor attraction, as part of the local

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