Work to start on second rail track between Swindon and Gloucestershire

The work will reinstate a track that was removed in the 1960s Credit: ITV West

Work starts today on adding a second track to the railway line between Swindon and the Gloucestershire village of Kemble. The work will reinstate a track that was removed in the 1960s and increase the frequency of trains through the Cotswolds to the Midlands.

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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