• Concessionary Travel

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    The Welsh Assembly Government Concessionary Travel scheme will be operating again from the 1st October 2014 until the 31st March 2015. The schemes are:

    Wrexham – Hawarden Bridge

    Cambrian Coast (Machynlleth – Pwllheli)

    Conwy Valley Line

    Heart of Wales

    NEW for 2014 - 2015: There is a change this year. Holders of Concessionary Travel Passes issued by any Welsh Local Authority will be able to travel for free on the routes listed below.

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    Cardiff & Valleys Line

    This scheme is available to all holders of a Concessionary Travel Pass issued by any Welsh Local Authority. Pass holders will be eligible for 34% off local fares on the Cardiff and Valleys network, on or after 09.30 Monday to Friday and any time Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.  This period commences from 2nd January 2015 until further notice.

    For further information, please visit: www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/valleysseniortravel/.

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    Conwy Valley Line

    This scheme is available to all holders of a Concessionary Travel Pass issued by any Welsh Local Authority. Pass holders will be eligible for free travel on all ATW services between Conwy Valley line between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Llandudno and on all ATW services between Llandudno Junction and Llandudno.  This period commences from 1st October 2014 until the 31st March 2015.

    Travel is permitted on the following stations:

    • Llandudno
    • Deganwy
    • Llandudno Junction
    • Glan Conwy
    • Tal-y-Cafn
    • Dalgarrog
    • North Llanrwst
    • Betws-y-Coed
    • Pont-y-Pant
    • Dolwyddelan
    • Roman Bridge
    • Blaenau Ffestiniog

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    Wrexham to Hawarden Bridge

    This scheme is available to all holders of a Concessionary Travel Pass issued by any Welsh Local Authority. Free travel is permitted between the stations listed below. This period commences from 1st October 2014 until the 31st March 2015. 

    Travel is permitted on the following stations:

    • Hawarden Bridge
    • Shotton
    • Hawarden
    • Buckley
    • Penyffordd
    • Hope
    • Caergwrie
    • Cefn-y-Bedd
    • Gwersyllt
    • Wrexham General
    • Wrexham Central

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    Cambrian Coast

    This scheme is available to all holders of a Concessionary Travel Pass issued by any Welsh Local Authority. Pass holders will be eligible for free travel on all ATW services between Pwllheli and Machynlleth. This period commences from 1st October 2014 until the 31st March 2015. 

    Please note: During school terms there will be some restriction of travel on some trains.
    06.10 Pwllheli – Machynlleth between Barmouth and Tywyn
    07.34 Pwllheli – Machynlleth between Penrhynddeudraeth and Harlech.
    12.56 Machynlleth – Pwllheli between Harlech and Penrhynddeudraeth
    14.56 Machynlleth – Pwllheli between Tywyn and Barmouth

    Travel is permitted on the following stations:

    • Pwllheli
    • Abererch
    • Penychain
    • Criccieth
    • Porthmadog
    • Minffordd
    • Penrhyndeudraeth
    • Llandecwyn
    • Talsarnau
    • Tygwyn
    • Harlech
    • Llandanwg
    • Pensarn
    • Llanbedr
    • Dyffryn Ardudwy
    • Talybont
    • Llanaber
    • Barmouth
    • Morfa Mawddach
    • Fairbourne
    • Llwyngwril
    • Tonfanau
    • Tywyn
    • Aberdovery
    • Penhelig
    • Dovey Junction
    • Machynlleth

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    Heart of Wales Line 

    This scheme is available to all holders of a Concessionary Travel Pass issued by any Welsh Local Authority. Pass holders will be eligible for free travel on all ATW services between Swansea and Shrewsbury. This period commences from 1st October 2014 until the 31st March 2015. 

    Special note: Journeys may also be extended to stations highlighted in red and purple. Concessionary Travel is also permitted between stations highlighted in red and purple. Concessionary travel is not permitted within stations highlighted in red and purple.

    Travel is permitted on the following stations:

    • Shrewsbury 
    • Church Stretton 
    • Craven Arms 
    • Broome 
    • Hopton Heath 
    • Bucknell 
    • Knighton
    • Knucklas
    • Llangynllo
    • Llanbister Road
    • Dolau
    • Pen-y-bont
    • Llandrindod
    • Builth Road
    • Cilmeri
    • Garth (Powys)
    • Llangammarch
    • Llanwrtyd
    • Sugar Loaf
    • Cynghordy
    • Llandovery
    • Llanwrda
    • Llangadog
    • Llandeilo
    • Fairfach
    • Llandybie
    • Ammanford
    • Pantyfynnon
    • Pontarddulais
    • Llangennech
    • Bynea
    • Llanelli
    • Gowerton 
    • Swansea