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Dawlish News
Dawlish News
20 Sep 2019 07:15

COSTS for the reinstatement of a railway from Tavistock to Bere Alston have ballooned to £93-million, councillors have been told.

As part of the Devon Metro proposals, the re-opening of this section of line was due to provide a new, sustainable link between Tavistock and Plymouth for commuter journeys.

Instead, their top priorities were to get funding for the remainder of the Dawlish to Teignmouth rail line, improving mobile connectivity travelling by rail and creating a diversionary route around the Exeter Waterloo line.

Councillors on the committee though did request that Devon County Council increase its lobbying efforts to ensure that funding was made available for the Tavistock to Bere Alston line.

Read more...http://www.princetown-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=436538&headline=Tavistock%20to%20Bere%20Alston%20railway%20link%20costs%20rise%20again&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2019

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