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Wales breaking news plus traffic, weather and travel updates (Sunday, May 9)

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Disruption to Great Western Railway companies to proceed within the coming days after ‘cracks appeared’ on some trains

Travel disruption attributable to “cracks” showing on plenty of Hitachi trains will proceed on Sunday and into subsequent week.

On Saturday Great Western Railway (GWR) was pressured to cancel a “vital” variety of lengthy distance prepare companies, together with these between Swansea, Cardiff and London, after cracks appeared on plenty of trains.

It has now been introduced that disruption is anticipated to proceed on Sunday, May 9 and into the next week.

An announcement launched by GWR on Saturday night mentioned:

The downside continues to be investigated by Hitachi and as soon as trains have been checked and cleared, we hope to have the ability to launch them again into service as quickly as attainable. An additional replace will probably be offered in the end.