This time last year*, I complained about the extremely indirect route taken by the TrawsCymru T5 bus service and hinted that be in 2018 I might follow up with my vision of how it should. Well; 2018 is now here, and so is the promised story.
* Ok, not exactly this time; the annual 5th January T5 post is about 14 hours later this year than in 2017.
Continue reading Blinded By Tradition?
As the Welsh Government’s consultation on the next Wales & Borders rail franchise draws to a close (ends 23rd May 2017), so to must my series of posts regarding issues that I hope the new franchise will address. In this instalment, I discuss some of the problems with station facilities and bus-rail integration, using examples from Fishguard. The consultation on improving bus services in Wales, due to end on 31st May, might also be relevant to this discussion.
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