Do you ever find yourself derailed by disrupted trains?
Over the last few months, we have been experiencing a significant increase in demand on many of our rail services, with more people enjoying ‘staycation’ holidays in the UK and local day trips.
The last Pacer trains to operate in Wales were retired in 2021 after more than 30 years in service.
The introduction of our new fleet of trains and tram-trains will completely transform the experience of customers who travel with us throughout Wales and the borders. However, they will also provide a major step change in our plans to decarbonise the transport network and become a more sustainable organisation in light of the challenges of climate change.
7 June marks the return of our direct services linking Cardiff Central and Holyhead, known as “Y Gerallt Gymro” or “The Gerald of Wales” service. These are operated by our Mark 4 intercity carriages and include First Class carriages, free Wi-Fi throughout, an enhanced food and drink offer including a buffet car, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.
For more than 30 years, Pacer trains have trundled up and down the railway lines of Britain. However, their time in service has now finally drawn to a close, with the last Pacers withdrawn from service at the end of May.
It’s International Women's Day and we're celebrating some of the fantastic women in transport. Melanie Lawton has shared her experiences of working with the great women in our Community Rail team.