Calls to reopen West Wales line

Fifty years since the Beeching Review proposed closing the Aberystwyth to Carmarthen train line, campaigners are calling for the route to be reopened.

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Should a north-south rail link be restored?

The Beeching report led to a massive reduction of route networks and restructuring of the railways 50 years ago, but since then several passenger lines have been reopened.

Tonight's Sharp End looks at whether a direct north-south rail link should also be restored.

Ceredigion MP Mark Williams says linking mid-Wales to south Wales is an important principle and one that needs to be debated.

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