Programme of projects to be outlined for rail system

Improved signalling, station improvements and faster trains are among the measures planned by Network Rail. Work to electrify the line between the Severn Tunnel and Swansea should be complete by December 2018, paving the way for bigger, faster and more environmentally-friendly electric trains.

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Major rail investment

National Rail has revealed where a planned £1billion investment in Welsh rail infrastructure will go. It's described it as the 'biggest investment in infrastructure since the Victorian era.'