What happened to Arriva Trains Wales?

What happened to Arriva Trains Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales (ATW; Welsh: Trenau Arriva Cymru) was a British train operating company owned by Arriva UK Trains that operated the Wales & Borders franchise. Arriva Trains Wales’ franchise expired in October 2018, and the company did not bid to renew. It was succeeded by KeolisAmey Wales.

Are Arriva Trains Wales running?

Arriva Trains Wales services are now run by Transport for Wales. Don’t worry, there’ll be no change to your journey.

Are trains running from London to Wales?

By train. The main direct rail route to Wales is the fast and frequent service from London Paddington, Reading, Bath and Bristol to Newport and Cardiff, with easy connections to Swansea, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. The fastest trains from London to Cardiff take 1 hour 42 minutes.

Can you buy tickets on the train Wales?

If you have a photocard, you can buy a weekly Season Ticket from the ticket vending machine. If ticket buying facilities are not available at your departure station, buy a single for your destination from the ticket vending machine and then buy your Season Ticket at your destination station.

Who took over from Arriva Trains Wales?

The French-owned global transport company, under its joint venture (KeolisAmey) with Spanish-owned infrastructure support service provider Amey, took over the franchise from Arriva Trains Wales nearly two years ago, after a competitive bid process overseen by the Welsh Government’s transport body, Transport for Wales.

When did TfL take over from Arriva?

November 2016
Arriva will take over from existing operator LOROL in November 2016, and will support TfL in delivering further improvements for customers on the already hugely popular network. These will include modernised stations and more frequent services, the first of which will be on the North London line.

Are trains running from Cardiff to London?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Cardiff Central to London without having to change trains. There are 79 direct trains from Cardiff Central to London each day.

When did Transport for Wales take over Arriva?

Transport for Wales Rail is currently run by Keolis-Amey, who took over the franchise from Arriva in 2018, while Transport for Wales is a not-for-profit company owned by the Welsh Government.

Is Arriva part of TfL?

Arriva Rail London operates these services on behalf of TfL. Linking 23 of London’s 33 boroughs, Arriva Rail London employs more than 1,500 people. Every day Arriva Rail London operates 1,473 services on 96 trains and carries more than 520,000 passengers on 104 miles of track.

How to get in touch with Arriva Trains Wales?

If you have not heard from us, and you contacted us before the above dates, please call us on 03333 211 202.   Updated: 12 December 2016 Ways to contact Arriva Trains Wales If you have a real time query the quickest way to get in touch is to call or tweet us. Telephone

When do Arriva Trains run on the weekend?

Most Arriva Trains Wales trains follow a standard Monday-Friday and weekend service timetable, however, there are sometimes alterations to these times that could affect your journey.

Are there any off peak trains in Wales?

Arriva Trains Wales Peak & Off-Peak train times. There are no set times that Arriva Trains Wales operates Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak services. Off-Peak trains offer cheaper tickets for travelling on trains that are less busy. Providing good value for money, these tickets typically require you to travel at certain times of the day,…

Where is Arriva registered office in the UK?

Registered Office: Arriva plc. Admiral Way. Doxford International Business Park. Sunderland. SR3 3XP. UK. Tel: +44 (0)191 520 4000. E-mail: [email protected].