Residents are reminded that Splott Road bridge will be closed from 4 February while Network Rail carries out modernisation work. This is part of its Railway Upgrade Plan to improve journeys for passengers.
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Rail staff across Wales and Borders are backing Samaritans’ bid to turn ‘Blue Monday’ into ‘Brew Monday’ on 15 January, by helping get people together for tea and a chat, on what has been dubbed ‘the most difficult day of the year’.
Engineers will begin track modernisation work in Flint later this month as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan.
The theft of railway cables caused over 10,000 minutes of delays to passengers across Wales and Borders in 2017 - a 240% increase on the previous year.
Revellers in Wales and Borders warned to “keep a clear head” around the rail network over the festive season
Passengers at stations across Wales and Borders are being invited to try out special ‘beer goggles’ which replicate the visual effects of drinking too much alcohol, as part of a campaign to highlight the dangers of intoxication when travelling on the rail network.
Enhancement works at Abergele and Pensarn station in North Wales have been completed by Network Rail.
Three lucky children took a festive train trip with Santa on the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways on Sunday [10 December] after winning a rail safety poster competition organised by Network Rail’s local level crossing team.
Upgrade work is taking place in the New Year at Penhelig Railway Station in Aberdyfi.
Network Rail hosted its largest ever event at the National Assembly for Wales, celebrating the economic impact of the railway across Wales and Borders.