Monthly Archives: June 2011

2,000 human visits – and counting

Today, June 17th. at a quarter past four, Fishguard Trains recorded the 2,000th “human visit” to our website. A real milestone, especially on the closing day of  the Welsh Government consultation on the new train service (you HAVE responded haven’t … Continue reading


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The Briefing: A-Z

A-Z of the debate about Fishguard’s new rail service What is there to debate? From September we’ll have extra trains in Fishguard. It’s tremendous and unexpected news. So why the debate? As Margaret Hawkes wrote on May 27th, “I for … Continue reading


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Briefing: brief delay!

Last Wednesday June 8th, Fishguard Trains promised:“next Monday June 13th, we will publish a definitive guide to the issues. The briefing will give you the information you need to make your views heard down the line in Cardiff Bay.” The … Continue reading


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EXCLUSIVE: Stena offer can boost timetable

Hard on the heels of news of a funded study to reopen Goodwick station, Fishguard Trains can reveal a Stena Line solution to the biggest drawback in the planned timetable. The Welsh Government’s proposed timetable for the new service delivers … Continue reading


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Ten Days to Shape the Times

Ten days from now, the three-week public consultation on Fishguard’s new train service will end. Not long to make sure that government hears what Fishguard has to say (apart from welcoming the new service). Are you clear exactly what is … Continue reading


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Fate of a Station

Nearly forty years after Fishguard & Goodwick Station closed to passengers, the fate of the abandoned station is rapidly becoming a key issue in local discussion of our new rail service. Two months ago, Fishguard Trains asked “what possible reason … Continue reading


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Through trains to Fishguard

Halfway through the consultation period, the Welsh Government Rail Unit today issued a revised timetable for the extra Fishguard trains running from September. View the revised timetable here: Annex 1 to consultation letter June and the revised consultation letter here: … Continue reading


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