Councillor Eryl Jones-Williams
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Repaired Cambrian Coast line 'boost' for business

Another section of the Cambrian Coast railway line severely damaged by storms is reopening after £10m of repair work.

Sea defences and embankments from Barmouth to Harlech in Gwynedd were destroyed by high tides leaving thousands of tonnes of rocks and boulders on the line.

Network Rail said trains would run between the towns again from Thursday, two weeks ahead of schedule.

A section from Machynlleth to Barmouth reopened in February, while repair work continues between Harlech and Pwllheli.

Gwynedd councillor Eryl Jones-Williams, vice-chair of the Cambrian Coast Railway Liaison Committee, said the line was vitally important to residents and the local economy.

  • 01 May 2014
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