WORK is underway to repair the Conwy Valley Line in North Wales after flooding washed away significant sections of the line for the second time in three years.
The damage occurred on March 16 when Storm Gareth caused water levels to rise and wash away embankments supporting the Llandudno to Blaenau Ffestiniog line. Since the line closed, teams have assessed the damage, using drones for areas made inaccessible by flooding. The inspections revealed six miles of track, two stations, and eight level crossings require significant repair.
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