Electrification approved

April 2011
Railway Gazette International;Apr2011, Vol. 167 Issue 4, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports that British Secretary of State for Transport Philip Hammond has given his approval for the 704 million euro Didcot to Bristol and Cardiff second stage of the Great Western Main Line electrification programme in England on March 1, 2011.


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