This section of our site gives all of our latest news and press releases on changes and improvements to Arriva Trains Wales' services as well as articles on the transport industry as a whole.
A select number of passenger trains operating on the Arriva Trains Wales network have just received a carriage ‘facelift’ commemorating the 10th anniversary of the train operator’s franchise.
The Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) are making changes to their ticketing systems on the 27th & 28th of April.
Network Rail is carrying out drainage work between Chester and Crewe at Christleton Tunnel. This will help to prevent flooding in the future but will also affect your journey if you plan to travel during the above dates.
As part of the Cardiff Area Signalling Renewal programme, we are advising passengers that work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Newport stations. With the exception of the Valleys and Cardiff local routes, the work will affect journeys on much of the main line of the Arriva Trains Wales network.
Arriva Trains Wales is advising all rugby fans travelling to Cardiff on Saturday 15 March to attend the Wales v Scotland match at the Millennium Stadium to leave in ample time to catch the train home.
In partnership with local authorities and other public transport providers, Arriva Trains Wales is launching a new communication tool for passengers who may have difficulty with communication.
Due to the late kick off (20:00) of the Wales vs France Six Nations rugby match on Friday 21 February, Arriva Trains Wales is advising those planning to travel home by train after the match that limited additional services will be available after 22:30.
Arriva Trains Wales will be providing extra train services and additional seating capacity where possible to cater for fans traveling to the Wales v Italy Six Nations game at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday 1 February.
Railway engineers are working hard to re-open the Cambrian Coast line following recent storm damage. The railway is currently closed between Dovey Junction and Pwllheli due to severe damage at a number of locations, including Tywyn, Barmouth and Criccieth.
As part of the on-going Cardiff Area Signalling Renewal project, Network Rail is carrying out improvement work on the line between Cardiff and Barry. This work will mean that train operators will be able to provide
a more reliable service in the future.