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Free Trains in Wales for NHS Staff On TfW and other Transport News…

NHS staff in Wales are being offered free travel on Transport for Wales rail services with immediate effect, the company has announced. NHS workers will just need to show their work ID to access services to get themselves back and forth to work until 30 April. Public transport is to operate on a reduced scale throughout Wales because of the coronavirus pandemic. However the reduced service has led to crowding on some trains. New timetables are now in place for trains and buses until further notice. Announcing the move for NHS workers, Transport for Wales (TfW) said: “At Transport for
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Welsh Business News / TfW News – Rail Journeys in Wales Dropped in 2019 for first time in 24 years…

The number of rail journeys taken in Wales dropped in 2019 for the first time in 24 years. It is the first full year that the Welsh Government-owned Transport for Wales(TfW) has been operating rail services. There were around 33.5 million trips on TfW compared with 33.6 million in 2018, the Office of Road and Rail (ORR) said. Rail bosses put the fall down to line closures due to flooding and fewer international rugby games in Cardiff. Journeys across the Wales and borders franchise dropped by 7.7% for the last quarter of 2019 – October to December – compared with the same period
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