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.
If you spot our Arriva Trains Wales model train costume around the course or in the runners village during the Cardiff Half Marathon weekend (Saturday 4 October and Sunday 5 October) take a picture and tweet it in to @ArrivaTW #spotthetrain to enter a free prize draw for a chance to win one of five free standard class return tickets for 4 anywhere on our network.
This industrial action has now been suspended. Train services will operate as normal.
If you’re travelling on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 October 2014, we regret that
Network Rail’s improvement work between Cardiff Central
and Barry will affect services across the Valleys & Cardiff
local routes network.
A scheme to detect and deter crime at Cardiff Central railway station is being introduced by Arriva Trains Wales and supported by British Transport Police.
Arriva Trains Wales has re-launched its Arriva Club 55 off-peak travel offer, which allows anyone aged 55 and over to travel anywhere on the Arriva Trains Wales network from just £23 return. Club 55 tickets do not have to be pre-booked, passengers aged 55 and over can simply just turn up, buy a ticket and go!
This year’s NATO summit in Newport sees the greatest congregation of world leaders that the UK has ever hosted, giving Wales a great promotional opportunity on a global stage. The core NATO countries that have been invited (28 member states) will also be accompanied by an additional 53 additional countries receiving invites (potential 10,000 delegates) and Arriva Trains Wales is ready to help promote Wales to a global audience.
The refurbished train station in Llandudno will become an integral part of the town’s tourism and business economy, Finance Minister Jane Hutt will say today, Tuesday, 22 July.
Today, the National Eisteddfod announced Arriva Trains Wales as one of the sponsors of this National Eisteddfod, in Carmarthenshire.
A £820,000 enhancement has been officially opened by Neath MP Peter Hain.
Funded by the Department for Transport’s ‘Access For All’ and National Stations Improvement Schemes, the enhancement was managed by Arriva Trains Wales and principle contractor Dribuild.
Chester Zoo and Arriva Trains Wales, are continuing the bus and admission ticket for visitors to Chester Zoo. Visitor’s
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.
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.
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.
Fourteen children from North Wales have enjoyed a festive visit to see Santa at Cardiff Castle courtesy of CLIC Sargent the Childrens’ Cancer Charity, The Best Western PLUS Maldron Hotel and Arriva Trains Wales.
Arriva Trains Wales is providing its passengers with 18,000 extra seats during the Christmas period this year.
Welsh rail users are being urged to plan ahead in order to stay safe this Christmas.
Partygoers are also being reminded that anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated and those who over-indulge run the risk of being refused rail travel.
Arriva Trains Wales has publically signed up to the Welsh Government’s Sustainability Charter, Wales’ highest profile commitment to sustainable development. Signing the Charter is a voluntary commitment aimed at improving the economic, social and environmental well-being of Wales. ATW joins a network of over 150 other organisations from across Wales in making sustainability central to all they do.
Arriva Trains Wales, the British Transport Police and Network Rail are launching a Rail Safe Wales strategy in April 2014 to help make the Welsh Rail Network to a safer place to travel and work. This includes safety of our passengers, staff, railway track, trains and stations.
Arriva Trains Wales (ATW) is pleased to announce some important changes to its timetables commencing from 8 December 2013 which will result in service improvements for many of its passengers.