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Metro ‘not Silver Bullet’ for South Wales Economy


The proposed Metro transport system is not a “silver bullet” for south Wales’ economy, a report for the Federation of Small Business Wales has said.

If not designed with communities in mind, the network could “cut across” existing local economies and weaken them even further, it added.

Regeneration expert Dr Mark Lang said it was still not known who would really benefit from the Metro.

“Transport like this will on its own not fix the Welsh economy ” he said.