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Fishguard trial service to continue

Fishguard’s three-year government-funded service is to continue well past the three trial years announced in 2011. Arriva Trains Wales has published it’s May-December 2014 timetable, taking the service well into a fourth year – with no changes to the present … Continue reading

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Tears by the Towy

The time is 19:25, on a chilly winter evening in Carmarthen. The 19:02 is late arriving from Cardiff and Swansea, and now it has left the station for Tenby, 20 minutes late. On the deserted platform, a woman is in … Continue reading

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Arriva bows out

Arriva Buses Wales is giving the campaign to rebuild Wales missing rail link an early Christmas present. All its routes south from Aberystwyth – to Aberaeron, Newquay, Lampeter, Camarthen and Cardiff – are to be cut from December 21st. The … Continue reading

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Take the Train discovers Fishguard and Goodwick

Online rail booking site Take the train has finally learnt of the existence of Fishguard and Goodwick, thanks to the intervention of Fishguard Trains. We recently tested nine online rail ticket services, only to find that none recognise the correct … Continue reading

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An invalid station

Fishguard and Goodwick – our successful new station – remains unrecognised by every online rail booking service surveyed by Fishguard Trains. That is the shock finding of our new study, well over a year since the station re-opened, boosting the … Continue reading

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Through ticketing to Ireland returns

Following the restoration of boat-train links at Rosslare, through ticketing has also now been restored. Joined-up thinking! Here for example is the National Rail Enquiries page for a Cardiff to Wicklow journey this week. A choice of through fares, and … Continue reading

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The Rosslare Dis/connection – breaking news

News has just reached us that Irish Rail are restoring the link between Stena’s ferry service from Fishguard to Rosslare, and the onward rail connection to Wexford and Dublin. From Tuesday June 4th, instead of the evening rail departure leaving … Continue reading

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A new kind of timetable

Fishguard Trains today presents a new kind of timetable, live online and continually updated day and night. The timetable appears here on the right, and also on every page of the website.  It is an electronic board for Fishguard and … Continue reading

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May 19th: New times, new timetable

Fishguard Trains has supported our new rail service from the start with innovative timetables. Now with new summer 2013 times starting on May 19th, Fishguard Trains is going one better, and launching a live online train indicator board. This will … Continue reading

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Irish MEP raises Fishguard Trains debate with Minister

Nessa Childers, MEP for the Ireland East constituency, has raised the bi-national Fishguard Trains debate on the rundown of Rosslare with Ireland’s Transport Minister Alan Kelly TD. In the past week. Fishguard Trains has hosted an increasingly vigorous discussion about … Continue reading

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