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Bus operators say TfW’s rail role places it in a ‘conflicted position’

Rhodri Clark
27 July 2022
Lee Robinson, TfW’s development director for Mid, North and rural Wales
Lee Robinson, TfW’s development director for Mid, North and rural Wales


Independent bus operators in Wales say Transport for Wales could be in a conflicted position when dealing with bus networks and franchises because TfW Rail is the main train operator in Wales. TfW rejects the criticism, saying that its focus is on passenger service rather than on mode.

The Coach and Bus Association Cymru (CaBAC) made the comment in its response to the Welsh Government’s consultation on the proposed franchising of bus services in all areas of Wales. The consultation asked...

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