South West Wales Connected

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New North Pembrokeshire tours available by foot, boat and bus

New North Pembrokeshire tours available by foot, boat and bus

Next time you fancy a day out with a difference, consider hopping on the train to Fishguard, ...
Tracing a lost Pembrokeshire rail route

Tracing a lost Pembrokeshire rail route

The Pembrokeshire village of Rosemarket may no longer have a working railway line, but ...
Rediscover the Rebecca riots in Carmarthen

Rediscover the Rebecca riots in Carmarthen

A host of events taking place in Carmarthen this May will examine the significance of an icon ...
Five top rugby landmarks on our rail network

Five top rugby landmarks on our rail network

If you love rugby, you’ve come to the right rail network. From world class rugby stadiums to ...
Children show their creativity at Carmarthen railway station

Children show their creativity at Carmarthen railway station

Pupils from Ysgol y Model were tasked with creating a piece of art showing what Carmarthen ...
6 things to do with kids on our rail network this half term

6 things to do with kids on our rail network this half term

It’s nearly half term, and with spring around the corner there’s never been a better time to ...
Get rambling and scrambling on our network this half term!

Get rambling and scrambling on our network this half term!

A new set of self-guided walks for children is helping families enjoy fun outdoor adventures ...
A day in the life of a duty manager

A day in the life of a duty manager

Ever wondered what it’s like to work on the railway? We caught up with Jason Holloway, a duty ...
A day out in Llanelli by train

A day out in Llanelli by train

A historic market town set beside the blue sweep of the Loughor estuary, Llanelli has plenty ...
5 historical attractions to visit on our rail network

5 historical attractions to visit on our rail network

South-West Wales is steeped in history. From the romantic ruins of Lamphey Bishop’s Palace to ...
How station adopters have transformed Pembrey & Burry Port Station

How station adopters have transformed Pembrey & Burry Port Station

If you visit Pembrey and Burry Port station you’ll be greeted by a wonderful garden on the ...
What’s it like being a conductor on our rail network?

What’s it like being a conductor on our rail network?

No two days are alike for train conductor Michael Gannon. Working varied shifts, his job ...