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Bristol trains get six extra carriages

Train on the Severn Beach line
Image caption The company said the extra space would provide another 800 seats

Trains in the Bristol area have been fitted with six extra carriages, First Great Western has announced.

The company said the extra space, which was introduced on Monday, would provide another 800 seats on the Severn Beach line and the Henbury loop.

Last month the train operator announced it would introduce 48 more carriages to services across its network next year.

The firm said it had "worked hard" to have the carriages ready for the launch of the December timetable.

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