GWMLGreat Western Main Line (major UK rail artery)
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That includes 122 trains for both the GWML and the ECML, 27.5 years of maintenance and construction of new depots along the length of the both lines.
Under High Speed Two's current plans, this is an interchange-only station that simply provides a link to Crossrail and the GWML for Heathrow.
Once electrification of the GWML is completed, passengers will benefit from journey times some 15 minutes less than currently from south Wales to London.
The GWP has successfully lobbied for the electrification of the Great Western Main Line (GWML) to Swansea and has set out a case for further upgrades of the line to deliver journey times between Cardiff and London/Heathrow of 80 minutes or less.
With strong lobbying for a new high-speed rail network from London to the north of England, the GWP is calling for improvements on the GWML to ensure that the south-west of England and South Wales doesn't lose out in terms of future investments to cities in the north of England as a result of them effectively becoming closer to London.
As Local Government Minister Carl Sargeant confirmed in February, two very professional and robust business cases - one for the entire Valley Line network and another for the Great Western Main Line (GWML) to Swansea - were submitted to Transport Secretary Justine Greening earlier this year.