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Cambrian rail line reopens after yacht hit bridge

Barmouth Railway Bridge Image copyright E Gammie/Geograph
Image caption Barmouth bridge carries the Cambrian Coast railway across the Mawddach estuary

Services on a railway line between Gwynedd and Powys have resumed after they were suspended on Monday when a yacht hit a railway bridge.

The 30ft yacht slipped its moorings and collided with the railway bridge across the Mawddach estuary.

Trains between Barmouth and Machynlleth were cancelled following the incident.

A spokesman for Network Rail said there was no damage to the Cambrian Coast railway line bridge as a result of the collision.

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