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Transport for Wales working with local community to plant trees across Merthyr Tydfil

New trees will be planted in areas across Merthyr Tydfil through a new community partnership between Transport for Wales (TfW), The Good Friendship Group and The Engine House, Dowlais, and the volunteers of St Davids Church Merthyr. The Good Friendship Group, along with St Davids Church group, are volunteers undertaking work to support older people […]

Transport for Wales completes Class 153 refurbishment

Transport for Wales (TfW) is celebrating the completion of work to refurbish its fleet of Class 153 railcars, providing better facilities for customers throughout the Wales and Borders network. The last two units rolled out of Chrysalis Rail’s Landore works in June with a fully refurbished interior, including accessible toilet facilities, recovered seats and renewed […]

Transport for Wales embarks on an environmental mission with communities

Nine areas across Wales are set to benefit from £100,000 of funding to enhance nature at new and existing woodlands. Transport for Wales (TfW) is collaborating with communities and partners on the Coed Cymunedol (Community Woodlands) project supporting the creation, enhancement and management of new and existing woodlands in Wales. TfW and 11 community partners […]

TfW completes Class 158 refurbishment work

Transport for Wales (TfW) is celebrating the completion of work to refurbish its fleet of Class 158 long-distance trains. Work has been ongoing at Arriva TrainCare’s facility in Crewe since the start of 2020 to refurbish the fleet of 24 trains, which operate on routes throughout the Wales and Borders network, including the Cambrian Line […]

Life-saving defibrillators now at train stations across Wales and the borders

Work has begun to install more than 200 life-saving defibrillators at Transport for Wales railway stations across Wales and the borders. Coinciding with ‘Defibruary’ – a month-long campaign by the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust to raise awareness of the importance of defibrillators – the first phase of the programme will see them placed into […]

TfW celebrate completion of £40m Class 175 refurbishment work

Transport for Wales (TfW) is celebrating the completion of work to refurbish its fleet of Class 175 long-distance trains. Train manufacturer Alstom has been working to refurbish the 27 Coradia trains at their Technology Centre in Widnes, Cheshire, as part of TfW’s £40 million investment in its current fleet of trains. Since the first train […]