A report on TrawsCymru

Brand name for a network of regional bus services in Wales, sponsored by the Welsh Government.

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Aberystwyth Bay from a 1748 survey by Lewis Morris (1701–1765)

Aberystwyth

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University town and community in Ceredigion, Wales.

University town and community in Ceredigion, Wales.

Aberystwyth Bay from a 1748 survey by Lewis Morris (1701–1765)
Site of original Aberystwyth Castle at Tan y Castell
Aberystwyth at around 1840. Crane, W., fl. ca. 1835–1850, lithographer.
The Queen's Hotel, Aberystwyth
The first Pier at Aberystwyth c.1865
Aberystwyth Harbour
The former Aberystwyth Town Hall, now a library
National Library of Wales
The Arts Centre
View of Aberystwyth and Cardigan Bay from the National Library of Wales
An Arriva Trains Wales service awaiting departure from Aberystwyth
The Vale of Rheidol Railway runs through the spectacular Rheidol Valley
A TrawsCymru T1 service on the A4120 in Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth is a hub for the TrawsCymru bus network, with four routes serving the town:

Swansea

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Coastal city and the second-largest city of Wales.

Coastal city and the second-largest city of Wales.

Temple street, Swansea, showing the bank, theatre and post office (1865)
Docks and railway bridge (1850)
A romanticised depiction of early copper smelting works in the Lower Swansea Valley c. 1800
High Street (1915)
Swansea Guildhall
Satellite photo of Swansea
Mumbles Pier
Three Cliffs Bay
Lock bridge over the river Tawe
Brangwyn Hall main entrance
Brangwyn Hall; one of the Senedd buildings
Red fountain water during the celebration of St David's Day in Swansea
Swansea Castle ruins
Wind Street
Statue of Dylan Thomas
The Swansea.com Stadium, formerly known as the Liberty Stadium.
Swansea Rugby and Cricket Club
St. Mary's Church in St. Mary's Square
Swansea Norwegian Church
Christ Church (Church in Wales)
The Tower, Meridian Quay – tallest building in Wales
The Technium centre, one of the first of the new buildings built as part of the SA1 development scheme at Swansea Docks
Part of the Swansea Waterfront developments
The observatory
Swansea Crown Court
South Dock at Swansea Marina
Swansea bus station
The LC leisure centre
The National Waterfront Museum
Sunset over Swansea Bay

TrawsCymru operate services to Brecon, Carmarthen, Lampeter, Aberaeron and Aberystwyth.

NAT Group

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Bus and coach company in South Wales.

Bus and coach company in South Wales.

One of the ex-Metroline Alexander Dennis Enviro200's transferred from Metroline - spotted in Southerndown
N4 branded MCV Evolution in Crindau, Newport

Adventure Travel also took over the T9 TrawsCymru route from Cardiff to Cardiff Airport from First Cymru. The T9 was run by Adventure Travel using Optare Tempo and was due to be replaced with Optare MetroCity, but the route T9 was cancelled before the Metrocity could see service.

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TrawsCambria

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Network of medium and long-distance express bus routes in Wales sponsored by the Welsh Government.

Network of medium and long-distance express bus routes in Wales sponsored by the Welsh Government.

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TrawsCambria liveried Optare Tempo at Cardiff bus station in April 2009
Richard Brothers Optare Tempo on route X50 in Aberaeron in February 2012
Arriva North West & Wales Wright Commander bodied VDL SB200 on route X94 in Llangollen in May 2008
Stagecoach South Wales Optare Tempo on route 704 at Newtown railway station in July 2010
Map of the TrawsCambria network (except 550, but including connecting X43 service) before the 704 extension to Merthyr and withdrawal of Arriva TrawsCambria X40 & 550
Network Map Spring/Summer 2012 showing past routes X40 and 550 & TrawsCymru service T4, along with selected rail routes. Since then, there have been many changes
Richard Brothers Optare Tempo was the last bus to carry a TrawsCambria livery, seen in Aberystwyth in January 2015

Since 2012 services have been provided by the updated TrawsCymru network.

First Cymru

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Operator of bus services in South West Wales.

Operator of bus services in South West Wales.

Plaxton bodied Volvo B7R in Cardiff in March 2006
Wright StreetCar operating an Ftrmetro Swansea journey in February 2014
Optare Versa 49004 in Porthcawl in May 2017

In addition to internal South Wales work, First Cymru also runs up to Mid and West Wales on the TrawsCymru T1 and T1S services.

Barmouth, with Cader Idris in the background, 1865.

Barmouth

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Seaside town and community in the county of Gwynedd, northwestern Wales, lying on the estuary of the Afon Mawddach and Cardigan Bay.

Seaside town and community in the county of Gwynedd, northwestern Wales, lying on the estuary of the Afon Mawddach and Cardigan Bay.

Barmouth, with Cader Idris in the background, 1865.
The town in the 1890s
Barmouth Sands by William Collins, 1835, Guildhall Gallery, London

Cross country bus services are available to Wrexham via Bala, Corwen and Llangollen, as part of the Welsh Government funded TrawsCymru network.

Stagecoach South Wales

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Bus operator providing services in South East Wales.

Bus operator providing services in South East Wales.

Alexander ALX200 in Newport bus station
Optare Versa on the 151 to Blackwood Interchange. The 151 was previously operated alongside Glyn Williams until Stagecoach purchased them.
Volvo B10M travelling through Risca. One of many old buses that were previously used within the Wales division.
Alexander Dennis Enviro200 MMC seen in Cardiff, one of Stagecoach's many 'gold' standard vehicles

Stagecoach in South Wales operate TrawsCymru routes - them being the T4 and T14.

An Evora on a B8RLE classis, owned by JJ Kavanagh and Sons

MCV Evora

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Single-decker bus bodywork produced by Manufacturing Commercial Vehicles (MCV) since 2018, as the successor to the MCV Evolution.

Single-decker bus bodywork produced by Manufacturing Commercial Vehicles (MCV) since 2018, as the successor to the MCV Evolution.

An Evora on a B8RLE classis, owned by JJ Kavanagh and Sons

Stagecoach South Wales were the first subdivision to purchase Evoras, taking eight for the TrawsCymru network in 2019, while Stagecoach East have bought six for services on the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway.

Newtown street scene c.1890

Newtown, Powys

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Town in Powys, Wales.

Town in Powys, Wales.

Newtown street scene c.1890
The Baptist Chapel

Newtown has one TrawsCymru route to Cardiff and a TrawsCymru Connect to Machynlleth and to Wrexham.

Lloyds Coaches

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Lloyds Coaches operates bus and coach services in mid Wales.

Lloyds Coaches operates bus and coach services in mid Wales.

Plaxton Pointer 2 bodied Dennis Dart SLF in Machynlleth in September 2014
Enviro200 Dart and Optare Solo at the company's depot in September 2014

On 24 September 2012 the company began operating on the T2 TrawsCymru service in conjunction with the Welsh Government as a replacement to the X32 service previously operated by Arriva Buses Wales.