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  • Heart of Wales Line

    The Heart of Wales Line is one of Britain's favourite rural railways. You'll travel through spectacular scenery and bustling market towns on an unforgettable journey.

    The line travels south from Shrewsbury through rolling hills and towns such as Knighton, Llandrindod Wells and Llanwrtyd Wells before reaching the steel and tinplate town of Llanelli and then Swansea, the hometown of Dylan Thomas. There's something for everyone along the line, with tourist attractions for all the family.

    Visit the Spaceguard centre, two miles from Knighton station, The National Cycle Exhibition near Llandrindod Wells station and the National Botanic Garden of Wales, a few miles from Ffairfach station.

    There's also a host of shopping opportunities from local market days at several small towns to the magnificent Swansea city centre. And if you are feeling more active, there's walking, cycling, golfing, fishing, watersports and much more along the route too.

    Details of Arriva Trains Wales services on the Heart of Wales line are found in timetable 1.

    For more information about the Heart of Wales line visit the Heart of Wales line website and


  • Timetable 1bTimetable 1: Swansea to Shrewsbury, Cambrian Coast and Chester to Birmingham

      15 May 2016 to 10 December 2016 

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  • Heart of Wales Railcard IMGHeart of Wales Railcard
    The railcard is valid for journeys between Swansea/Llanelli to Shrewsbury via Llandrindod Wells and is available to residents, aged 16 or over, of selected postcodes along the route of the Heart of Wales Line. The railcard costs £5.00 and is valid for one year. The card holder is entitled to 34% discount on local rail travel. There is no minimum fare.

    The railcard can be purchased at Llandrindod Wells station only.

    Click here to download the PDF  (Adobe Acrobat PDF) 



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