Network Rail has released a time lapse video of the work that took place to prepare the Severn Tunnel for electrification
Commuters travelling to Wales faced a challenging first day onboard replacement buses as the Severn Tunnel closed for electrification work.
From Monday, 12 September to Friday, 21 October, the Severn Tunnel will be closed to prepare for a brand new fleet of electric trains.
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The 130-year-old tunnel will close from Monday to prepare for a new fleet of electric trains. Rail and road journeys will be affected.