LISTEN AGAIN: European firms wins bid to run trains in Wales from October 2018


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We asked the North Wales public what changes would they like to see to the rail network in Wales, you can listen below to their comments broadcast live on Sound Radio Wales with Craig K.

European firms France’s Keolis and Spanish-owned Amey’s have won the bidding war to take over the running for Wales’ rail network.

The company said while the changes would not happen overnight Wales’ railway “would be unrecognisable” in five years time.as part of their 15 year contract

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KeolisAmey‘s already runs Greater Manchester Metrolink and London’s Docklands Light Railway, among others and full details of their plans for Wales will not be revealed until next month.

KeolisAmey – Manchester Metrolink

.The company have already promised “transformative solutions” to Wales’ trains and the new franchise will come into effect from October 2018, replacing the one run by Arriva Trains Wales for the last 15 years.

 

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