Nationalisation of the Transport for Wales rail franchise – Transport Focus comment

22 October 2020

Commenting on the nationalisation of the Transport for Wales rail franchise, Transport Focus chief executive, Anthony Smith, said:

“Passengers are less concerned about what goes on behind the scenes provided it doesn’t result in disruption for them. A stable, reliable railway will be a key part in getting Wales moving again and helping rebuild the economy.

“Welsh Government and Transport for Wales must now work together to build an attractive proposition that will encourage people back to rail, when the time is right, and offer what passengers are keen to see – good performance and more flexible tickets that fit the way we live and travel now. Passengers will also want to see the promised investment delivered.”

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