£200m package to ease Cardiff bottleneck

DMUs at Cardiff Queen Street (Photo: Arriva Trains Wales).

UK: Network Rail unveiled a £200m three-year plan to alleviate the congested double-track bottleneck through Cardiff on April 12. Local passenger traffic is growing at 8% a year, and the opportunity to increase capacity arises because the area is being resignalled and electrification of local commuter lines is planned.

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