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Station planters bring colour and biodiversity to Swansea Railway Station

Station planters bring colour and biodiversity to Swansea Railway Station

The forecourt of Swansea Railway Station has been transformed into a mini urban garden with a colourful set of planters and natural oak benches.
Ride Llanelli’s historic rails

Ride Llanelli’s historic rails

Steam trains are set to ride the rails again at the Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway. We discover more about this exciting local project.
New North Pembrokeshire tours available by foot, boat and bus

New North Pembrokeshire tours available by foot, boat and bus

A rail trip to Fishguard and Goodwick takes you to the starting point of three fascinating tours – a boat trip, a walking tour and a minibus tour. Here’s what you need to know.
Tracing a lost Pembrokeshire rail route

Tracing a lost Pembrokeshire rail route

Rosemarket once had a railway running through it. Now the tracks have been replaced by a cycle path, but the new Rosemarket Local Historical Society is making sure the story of the railway is preserved.
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 of Welsh rebellion for people in Wales today.
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 the historical site ...
Children show their creativity at Carmarthen railway station

Children show their creativity at Carmarthen railway station

A GROUP of school children from Carmarthen are helping to bring the town’s railway station back to life with a unique piece of artwork. 
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 out and about by ...
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 on the South West Wales rail network.
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 manager at Swansea Station, to discover what his job entails.
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 to offer day ...
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 the beautifully ...