Powys: Motorists braced for 2-hour roadworks diversion

WORK to repair a 1-kilometre section of road in Powys will see some motorists face a diversion of around 2 hours, and force them to travel an extra 60 miles. The Powys County Times says that work on the section of the A40 trunk road in south Powys will commence on Tuesday night, March 12, […]

Sustainable travel plans proposed for Newport

Proposals to make major sustainable travel improvements in Newport city centre in south east Wales have been released. The plans by Welsh Government, Transport for Wales and Newport City Council set out a series of improvements to Newport railway station, Queensway and Old Green roundabout. Members of the public are being invited to give their […]

Transport for Wales publishes five-year corporate strategy

Transport for Wales (TfW) has published a five-year Corporate Strategy outlining how it will improve public transport and encourage more people to travel sustainably.  The not-for-profit organisation, which is wholly owned by Welsh Government is delivering a transformational programme that will enhance rail, bus and active travel routes. Last year, the Welsh Government released Llwybr […]

TfW trials announcement service for passengers with hearing loss

Transport for Wales (TfW) has trialled a new onboard digital service providing passengers with hearing loss with personalised journey information announcements. The Hearing Enhanced Audio Relay (HEAR) application was successfully tested on TfW trains on the Rhymney – Penarth route for two months, with the aim of improving the journeys of passengers with hearing loss. The application enables […]

Transport for Wales launches online community for public to help shape future of travel

Transport for Wales has this week launched a new online community to give the public the opportunity to help shape the transformation of travel in Wales. ‘Sgwrs’ will allow TfW to gather opinions and ideas for the future of travel on trains and buses and active travel such as cycling and walking. Community members will take part in […]

Transport for Wales launches Biodiversity Action Plan

Transport for Wales has set a target of no net loss of biodiversity in its operations by 2024 as part of an ambitious new Biodiversity Action Plan launched this week. Using the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ biodiversity metric for guidance, TfW is aiming to achieve no net loss of biodiversity through its […]


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