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Reinstatement of passenger rail service along existing freight line at Hirwaun

Below taken from a Consultation Report for Labour controlled Rhondda Cynon Taf Council 

South East Wales Valleys Local Transport Plan

Consultation Report

 

Comment received

Consideration should be given to the redevelopment of the old station at Hirwaun, as part of the proposed Park and Ride scheme.

 

Response to comment

(Proposed changes to LTP in bold)

Outside the remit of the LTP as the redevelopment will be linked to the proposed reinstatement of a passenger rail service along the existing freight line.

 

Proposed change to LTP – Remove

Appendix 2 that identified those rail scheme proposals that are of importance to the local authorities in the SE Wales Valleys area.

 

Comment received

Reinstatement of passenger rail service along existing freight line at Hirwaun should be reprioritised to short-term objective.

 

Response to comment

(Proposed changes to LTP in bold)

Noted, but outside the remit of the LTP. No change proposed to the LTP.

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