The Welsh Government acknowledged this week that it diverts money from local transport services, education and health to pay for rail infrastructure schemes.
Welsh rail infrastructure remains a reserved subject, which means there is no allocation for it in the block grant Wales receives from the Treasury for devolved subjects. Successive UK Governments have declined to fund local rail schemes such as reopening the Ebbw Vale line in 2008.
The Welsh Government told Assembly Members this...+75% more
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