Work starts on extra railway line between Swindon and Kemble

Work has started on a £45 million pound project to dual a length of railway track between Swindon and Kemble stations.

There's only been a single track since the 1960's, limiting the number of trains which can use the twelve-mile stretch.

Ken Goodwin reports:

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New dual railway line opens

The new dual length of railway track between Swindon and Kemble stations has opened. There has been a long campaign to double the line, which has now been completed at a cost of £45m