BBC Wales website reporting a £36 million investment on re-doubling the line. It doesn't say if its the full stretch or putting in loops. Should be completed by 2015. About time!!
A £36m investment in the railway line between Wrexham and Chester is set to cut journey times and increase train services.
Parts of the new track will have speeds of up to 90mph (114km/h).
Seven miles (11km) of track, which has been a single line since the 1980s, is being re-doubled as part of the north-south Wales journey time project funded by the Welsh government.
The works are expected to be completed by early 2015.
Re-doubling the line has been one of Wrexham council's strategic rail objectives and has been a priority of Taith, the regional transport consortia, for some time.
David Bithell, lead member for transport and the environment with Wrexham council, said the news was "excellent" and indicated the importance of the route.
"Our elected members' rail group has lobbied directly, and through Taith, for investment and improvements to this section of railway," he said....
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