Welsh Govt spending plans

The Welsh Government has outlined £600m of funding for infrastructure projects, which it says will create 11,000 jobs. £62m will be spent on a metro service for South East Wales. The announcement comes after the Draft Budget was published yesterday.

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Plans show the potential of metro network

Plans have been released showing what the South East Wales metro system could potentially look like in the future.

Today the Welsh Government announced £62m for phase one of the scheme to create a metro system and improve bus and rail links

In the long term, the system would offer the potential to travel to various areas in south Wales with proposals including rapid travel in and around Cardiff, new routes between central Cardiff and the north west of the city, and a new light rail system.

This is what the metro system could look like in the future

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