Smart electrification for the Valleys

 

Caerphilly: TfW’s No 769006 calls on 29 May 2021 with the 18.46 Bargoed to Cardiff Central. In future, tri-mode Flirts built by Stadler will change here from overhead electric to battery power, avoiding the need to install live overhead wires within Caerphilly Tunnel.
PHILIP SHERRATT

The Core Valley Lines in south Wales are undergoing a transformation. The routes north of Cardiff will soon enjoy a much-improved service – and the operation will be much more sustainable too.

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