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.
03 October 2016
‘Smoke Free Zones’ have been introduced at the entrances to Cardiff Central station as part of a new scheme to improve the environment and offer support to customers and staff wishing to quit smoking.
30 September 2016
From Saturday 1
October, the Consumer Rights Act (CRA) will start to apply to rail services
across the UK.
27 September 2016
Arriva Trains Wales has chosen Disability Sports Wales to be their chosen charity of the year and they will be encouraging their 140 strong team of runners this year to raise money towards this great organisation.
21 September 2016
Due to Network Rail
improvement work in the Manchester area, from Sunday 18 December to Monday 2
January inclusive, a rail replacement bus service will run between Warrington
Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly.
14 September 2016
Network Rail is undertaking essential modernisation work in the South Wales area which will affect both local Cardiff and Valleys services and mainline services (Arriva Trains Wales, GWR and Cross Country services between Newport and Bridgend.)
6 September 2016
In response to requests from the public,
local stakeholders, from Monday 12 September 2016, the Arriva Trains Wales
19:00 Machynlleth to Pwllheli service will now stop all stations upon request.
31 August 2016
Arriva Trains Wales will trial new queueing systems following this weekend’s Monster Jam event that will see Valley Line passengers depart from Cardiff Queen Street as opposed to Cardiff Central.
12 July 2016
This year’s National Eisteddfod visits Abergavenny and there will be a free shuttle bus taking visitors between the station and the Eisteddfod visitor center.
From Monday 12 September to Friday 21 October 2016, the Severn Tunnel will be closed.
are being urged to check before they travel between Newport and Shrewsbury as
Network Rail embarks on upgrade works over six consecutive weekends beginning
on 11 June.
6 June 2016
Arriva Trains Wales is highlighting the outstanding contribution made by local volunteers at Prestatyn railway station by nominating them in this year’s ‘Tidy Wales Awards’ organised by Keep Wales Tidy.
24 May 2016
Arriva Trains Wales is urging its customers travelling between the Shrewsbury and Birmingham area of its network to check their journey plans on the weekend of 18/19 June due to large scale events taking place and Network Rail improvement works.
17 May 2016
The UK Rail Industry has come together to support "Station-to-Station" events and to celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday.
16 May 2016
Arriva Trains Wales is set to triple the amount of services it provides to Manchester Airport after an application to extend the existing agreement was approved by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).
9 May 2016
Arriva Trains Wales is encouraging its customers travelling across its mainline network to benefit from its cheaper off-peak prices and quieter trains.
4 May 2016
The new Arriva Trains Wales (ATW) summer timetable from Sunday 15 May 2015 has been launched which includes some important amendment to services .
4 April 2016
Arriva Trains Wales has expanded the product range available on its mobile app service following huge demand with a reported half a million journeys being made since its launch in 2015.
21 March 2016
Arriva Trains Wales’ drivers have taken on a new system designed to help reduce the amount of fuel they use on train journeys.
14 March 2016To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (14-18 March), one of Wales’ largest private sector employers is highlighting the achievements of its young and talented apprentices who are seeking to gain industry recognised qualifications with the business.
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