We believe this cleat will help electrify
our brand, our consumers, and most importantly, Vince's game as the 2008 NFL season begins.
Wales Secretary Cheryl Gillan on the Swansea to Paddington train yesterday to mark the commitment to electrify
the Swansea and Valley lines PICTURE: Matthew Horwood [umlaut]
The Welsh Government, backed by business and rail user groups, is arguing that it makes sense to electrify
the main line to Swansea, as well as the branch lines to Maesteg and Ebbw Vale and the Vale of Glamorgan line from Barry to Bridgend via Rhoose and Llantwit Major.
A decision on whether to electrify
the GreatWestern line from London Paddington as far west as Swansea had been expected before Christmas, but was delayed amid swingeing government spending cuts.
That the UK Government is reluctant to spend the extra pounds 120m necessary to electrify
all the required South Wales rail routes is more than unfortunate.
WE SAY WHILE the seemingly endless debate rages in Westminster over whether to electrify
the main line into and through Wales, Network Rail has launched its own feasibility study into upgrading regional routes.
To remedy this, the project plans to electrify
the health center and the village primary school from solar energy.
WALES is entitled to nearly pounds 2bn in transport funding as a result of England's new highspeed rail network, Plaid Cymru claimed yesterday, adding that the money could be a further boost to plans to electrify
the nation's rail lines The claim came as Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan came under fire for selling a house in a constituency affected by the pounds 33bn HS2 project.
SAYS THE campaign to electrify
the South Wales to London mainline has united the business community.
CarillionPowerlines, a 70:30 joint venture between Carillion and Austrian-based SPL Powerlines, has been appointed as one of four framework suppliers to deliver a Au2bn programme to electrify
more than two thousand miles of Britain s railway over the next seven years.
The Department for Transport's initial plan, released during a hearing of the Welsh Affairs Committee at the House of Commons about a year ago, was to electrify
as far as Bristol first, and then move on to Cardiff, Swansea and Plymouth.
GYOR-Sopron-Ebenfurth Railway (GySEV) declared about its plans to electrify
two lines in a move that will shut a significant gap in the electrified network in western Hungary.