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Network Rail reopens Barmouth Viaduct after latest stage of restoration


The Barmouth Viaduct has reopened to passengers and pedestrians with the second stage of major refurbishment work now completed.

The 154-year-old Barmouth Viaduct reopened on Saturday 10 December after engineers replaced track as part of the refurbishment of the Grade II listed structure. Network Rail planned to reopen the viaduct in…

Rail services over Barmouth Viaduct to resume before end of year


Network Rail’s £30M project to restore Wales’ grade II listed Barmouth Viaduct is nearing completion, with rail services expected to resume before the end of the year.

Engineers on the project recently revealed that structural damage on the timber bridge – which has been in operation since 1867 – was much…

Barmouth Viaduct damage much worse than previously feared


Network Rail’s Barmouth viaduct restoration is being extended after engineers discovered the structure was more extensively damaged than previously thought.

During work to repair the structure, Network Rail engineers found damage to the timber structure was worse than anticipated. The work to refurbish the Grade II-listed viaduct is the biggest and…

Barmouth Viaduct restoration restarts following summer pause


Work to restore the Barmouth Viaduct in Wales restarted this weekend, after a pause over the summer.

In its biggest ever upgrade, Network Rail is replacing more than 1,000 timber and metal elements of the viaduct as part of a £30M restoration. With the peak summer season over, the viaduct will…