GCRE is a special purpose vehicle being established by the Welsh Government in partnership with Celtic Energy, Powys County Council and Neath and Port Talbot County Borough Council.  

UK Government, via BEIS, are also making a substantial initial financial contribution. GCRE and Transport for Wales also work closely together.

The GCRE company will be responsible for attracting public/private funding to deliver ambitious plans to build a unique rail test and innovation environment in South Wales’s industrial heartland.  GCRE will be a purpose-built, modern facility with the potential to transform the railway industry in the UK, make a significant socio-economic impact in Wales, and contribute to the UK Government’s re-balancing agenda by delivering much-needed investment to a deprived area and stimulate the UK’s research, development and innovation capabilities.  

GCRE is a fast-growing start-up with a strong strategic vision and ambitious objectives. 

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