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TfW hopes Valley Lines wiring will come in under £500m

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Rhodri Clark
03 April 2018
Bridges on the Valley Lines, such as this one at Llandaff, may not need reconstruction for electrification
Bridges on the Valley Lines, such as this one at Llandaff, may not need reconstruction for electrification

 

Transport for Wales is hoping to electrify more than 100 miles of railway track for light rail operation for less than £500m, LTT understands.

The Welsh Government has repeatedly stated that £734m is available for modernising the Core Valley Lines, but TfW is planning to retain £300m of this as contingency, in case unexpected cost increases occur. If the conversion of existing lines to light rail can be achieved for £434m or a similar amount, the contingency would be...

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