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Transport for Wales introduce more services to timetable

Transport for Wales (TfW) have announced there will be an increase in the number of services running on its network from December this year.

From Sunday 12th December the TfW Wales and Borders network will be operating a new rail timetable.

A new direct service between Crosskeys and Newport will also be reintroduced for the first time in almost 60 years.

Customers are being urged to check arrival, departure and connection times although the times of many services will remain unaffected.

Colin Lea, TfW Planning and Performance Director spoke on the importance of introducing the new services particularly during the Christmas period.

Mr Lea said: “We are introducing more services across our network and making adjustments elsewhere from the 12th December.

“It’s really important for customers to check their journey details ahead of travelling.

“As we welcome more customers back to our services, some trains will be busier than they have been for a while, especially in the busy period leading up to Christmas.

“For those customers who wish to travel on quieter services, they should use our Capacity Checker Tool.”

TfW would like to remind passengers that face coverings are to be worn on their services and in enclosed stations unless exempt.

Metro transformation work is set to be carried out over the festive period whilst the network is quieter.

Major engineering work will be continuing on the Barmouth Viaduct until Saturday 11th December with a rail replacement bus running between Machynlleth and Pwllheli.


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