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First Minister downplays expectations over rail franchise

Outgoing First Minister – Carwyn Jones – has sought to reduce expectations around the impact of the new rail franchise in Wales.

Speaking today, he has warned passengers that substantial changes including new carriages and electric services are “not going to happen overnight”.

DAVIES: 700 jobs cut as Virgin Media to shut Swansea call centre

Responding to the news Virgin Media is to close its Swansea call centre at the cost of over 700 jobs, South Wales West AM, Suzy Davies, said:

 

“This is a devastating blow for the region and for all affected workers and their families.