Great Western News

Great Western Railway to bring The Welshman to London route

Great Western Railway to bring The Welshman to London route

24 October 2016 Rail & Coach News

Great Western Railway is to launch The Welshman today, one of 59 daily train services between Cardiff and London Paddington, to mark the re-opening of the Severn Tunnel. Taking the number of direct daily services from Cardiff to London Paddington back to 29 a day, the 07:28 service from Swansea will be named Y Cymro – The Welshman.

ABB on track for rail electrification

ABB on track for rail electrification

12 April 2014 Press Release Rail & Coach News

ABB and UK Power Networks Services have joined forces in a consortium to deliver a turnkey project for the creation of 30 new traction power substations (25-0-25 kV) for Network Rail’s Great Western Electrification Programme.

£1.2 billion boost for English rail and metro services

£1.2 billion boost for English rail and metro services

4 August 2009 Press Release Rail & Coach News

THE UK Government’s recent announcement of £1.1 billion to electrify the Great Western main line and the route between Liverpool and Manchester, via Newton-le-Willows, masked a series of announcements of rail-related plans—adding up to a further £1.2 billion—in the English regions.