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Abellio Greater Anglia is a train operating company in Britain owned by Abellio (a subsidiary of Nederlandse Spoorwegen) operating the Greater Anglia rail franchise.
Abercynon, is a village and community in the Cynon Valley in unitary authority of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.
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Aberdare (Aberdâr) is a town in the Cynon Valley area of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, at the confluence of the Rivers Dare (Dâr) and Cynon.
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Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth) is a public research university located in Aberystwyth, Wales.
Alstom is a French multinational company which holds interests in the electricity generation and rail transport markets.
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Arriva UK Trains Limited is the company that oversees Arriva's train operating companies in the United Kingdom.
Bangor railway station is a railway station in Bangor, Gwynedd.
Bargoed (Bargod) is a town in the Rhymney Valley, Wales, one of the South Wales Valleys.
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Bicester North is a station on the Chiltern Main Line, one of two stations serving Bicester, England.
Birkenhead Hamilton Square railway station (commonly shortened to Hamilton Square station) is situated near Hamilton Square in Birkenhead, Wirral, England, on the Wirral Line of the Merseyrail network.
Birmingham New Street is the largest and busiest of the three main railway stations serving Birmingham, England.
The Borderlands Line (Welsh: Llinell y Gororau) is the railway line between Wrexham, Wales and Bidston on the Wirral in England.
Sixteen Class 121 single-car, double-ended driving motor vehicles were built from 1960, numbered 55020–55035.
The British Rail Class 142 is a class of Pacer diesel multiple units used in the United Kingdom.
The British Rail Class 143 is a diesel multiple unit, part of the Pacer family of trains introduced between 1985 and 1986. They originally worked in the North-East of England but were later transferred to Wales and South-West England. The Rail Vehicle Accessibility (Interoperable Rail System) Regulations 2008 require that all public passenger trains must be accessible by 1 January 2020. No Pacer trains currently meet this requirement. Porterbrook has proposed an extensive refurbishment of the Class 143 and 144 units in an attempt to meet this requirement although this would significantly reduce the number of seats. Bidders for the next Northern Rail franchise must not operate any Pacer trains after 31 December 2019. They are required to order at least 120 new self-powered vehicles and are permitted to take on Sprinter and Turbostar units released by other franchises. The Long Term Passenger Rolling Stock Strategy for the Rail Industry indicates up to 500 non-electric carriages will need to be built in the short term. The units are currently used on short distance services around Cardiff and Exeter. Previously they were common on services in the Bristol area.
The British Rail Class 150 "Sprinter" diesel multiple-units (DMUs) were built by BREL York from 1984 to 1987.
The British Rail Class 153 ''Super Sprinters'' are single-coach diesel multiple units converted from two-coach British Rail Class 155s.
The British Rail Class 158 Express Sprinter is a diesel multiple-unit (or DMU), built specifically for British Rail between 1989 and 1992 by BREL at its Derby Works.
The Class 175 Coradia is a type of diesel multiple unit passenger train used in the United Kingdom.
The British Rail Class 37 is a diesel-electric locomotive.
The British Rail Class 47 is a class of British railway diesel-electric locomotive that was developed in the 1960s by Brush Traction.
Fifty British Rail (BR) Class 50 diesel locomotives were built by English Electric at their Vulcan Foundry Works plant in Newton-le-Willows between 1967 and 1968.
The Class 57 diesel locomotives were re-manufactured by Brush Traction, Loughborough between 1998 and 2004 from Class 47s with re-conditioned EMD engines and Class 56 traction motors.
The Class 67 locomotives are a class of Bo-Bo diesel electric mainline locomotives which were built for the English Welsh & Scottish Railway (EWS) between 1999 to 2000 by Alstom at Meinfesa in Valencia, Spain with drive components (engine and transmission) from General Motors' Electro Motive Diesel division.
British Rail's third design of standard passenger carriage, designated the Mark 3, was developed in response to growing competition from airlines and the car in the 1960s.
The Mark 2 family of railway carriages were British Rail's second design of carriages.
Builth Road railway station is a station primarily serving the town of Builth Wells, in mid Wales.
The Butetown Branch Line, also known as the Cardiff Bay Line, is a commuter railway line in Cardiff, Wales from Cardiff Bay and Cardiff Queen Street.
The Cambrian Line (Welsh: Llinell Cambria) is a railway from Shrewsbury (in Shropshire, England) to Welshpool, Aberystwyth and Pwllheli in Wales.
Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital and largest city in Wales and the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom.
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Cardiff Bay (Bae Caerdydd) is the area created by the Cardiff Barrage in South Cardiff, the capital of Wales.
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Cardiff Canton TMD is a diesel locomotive Traction Maintenance Depot in Cardiff, Wales.
Cardiff Central railway station (Caerdydd Canolog) is a major railway station on the South Wales Main Line in Cardiff, United Kingdom and one of two hubs of the city's urban rail network.
The City Line is a commuter railway line in Cardiff that runs between and via.
Central Trains was a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by National Express that operated the Central Trains franchise from March 1997 until November 2007.
Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England.
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Chester railway station is a railway station in Newtown in the city of Chester, England.
There are two Chester to Manchester Lines between the cities of Chester and Manchester in North West England.
Chiltern Railways is a British train operating company owned by Arriva UK Trains that has operated the Chiltern Railways franchise since July 1996.
Conwy railway station serves the ancient walled town of Conwy, Wales, and is located on the Crewe to Holyhead North Wales Coast Line.
The Conwy Valley Line (Welsh: Llinell Dyffryn Conwy) is a railway line in north Wales.
The Coryton Line is a commuter railway line in Cardiff from the city centre to Heath, Birchgrove, Rhiwbina, Whitchurch and Coryton.
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Crewe railway station is a railway station in Crewe, Cheshire, England.
| The Crewe to Manchester Line is a railway line in north west England, running from Crewe north east to Manchester.
CrossCountry is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Arriva UK Trains operating the New Cross Country franchise.
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DB Schenker is a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG that focuses on logistics.
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DB Schenker Rail (UK), before 2009 known as English Welsh & Scottish Railway (EWS), is a British rail freight company headquartered in Doncaster, England.
The Department for Transport (DfT) is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved.
A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine.
A diesel multiple unit or DMU is a multiple-unit train powered by on-board diesel engines.
A Driving Van Trailer (DVT) is a purpose-built railway vehicle that allows the driver to operate a locomotive at the opposite end of a train.
Eastleigh Works is a locomotive, carriage and wagon building and repair facility in the town of Eastleigh, in the county of Hampshire in England.
Ebbw Vale (Glyn Ebwy) is a town at the head of the valley formed by the Ebbw Fawr tributary of the Ebbw River in Wales.
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Ebbw Vale Parkway railway station (Parcffordd Glyn Ebwy) is a station on the Ebbw Valley Railway in Wales.
Ebbw Vale Town railway station serves the town centre of Ebbw Vale in Blaenau Gwent, Wales, serving as the terminus of the Ebbw Valley Railway.
The Ebbw Valley Railway (Rheilffordd Cwm Ebwy) is a branch line of the Great Western Main Line in South Wales.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
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The European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is an initiative backed by the European Union to enhance cross-border interoperability and the procurement of signalling equipment by creating a single Europe-wide standard for train control and command systems.
Euston railway station or London Euston is a central London railway terminus and one of 19 stations managed by Network Rail.
The Ffestiniog Railway (Rheilffordd Ffestiniog) is a narrow gauge heritage railway, located in Gwynedd, Wales.
First North Western was a train operating company in England owned by FirstGroup, that operated the North West Regional Railways franchise from March 1997 until December 2004.
First ScotRail was a train operating company in Scotland owned by FirstGroup which operated the ScotRail franchise from October 2004 until March 2015.
First TransPennine Express is a British train operating company owned by FirstGroup (55%) and Keolis (45%) operating the TransPennine Express franchise.
Fishguard Harbour railway station serves the port of Fishguard Harbour, Wales.
Freightliner Group is a rail freight and logistics company, formed in the United Kingdom in 1995, and now having expanded into Australia, The Netherlands and Poland.
Gerald of Wales (Giraldus Cambrensis; Gerallt Gymro) was archdeacon of Brecon and chronicler of his times.
The Gloucester to Newport Line is a railway line that runs along the bank of the River Severn in the United Kingdom between Gloucester and Newport.
Grand Central is an independent open-access operator in the United Kingdom.
Great Western Railway (GWR) is a British train operating company owned by FirstGroup.
The Heart of Wales Line (Rheilffordd Calon Cymru) is a railway line running from Craven Arms in Shropshire to Llanelli in southwest Wales.
Holyhead (Caergybi, "Cybi's fort") is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales.
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Holyhead railway station (Gorsaf reilffordd Caergybi) serves the Welsh town of Holyhead (Caergybi) on Holy Island, Anglesey.
Llandudno railway station serves the town of Llandudno, Wales, and is the terminus of a branch line from Llandudno Junction on the Crewe to Holyhead North Wales Coast Line.
Paddington, also known as London Paddington, is a central London railway terminus and London Underground station complex, located on Praed Street in Paddington.
Long Marston is a village about southwest of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England.
Machynlleth, sometimes referred to colloquially as Mach, is a market town and community in Powys, Wales and within the historic boundaries of Montgomeryshire (Sir Drefaldwyn).
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The Maesteg Line is a commuter rail line in South Wales from Bridgend to Maesteg.
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Manchester Airport is a railway station at Manchester Airport, England opening together with a second terminal in 1993.
Manchester Piccadilly is the principal railway station in Manchester, England.
Marylebone station, also known as London Marylebone, is a central London railway terminus and London Underground complex.
Merseyrail is both a train operating company (TOC) and a commuter rail network, in Merseyside, England.
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The Merthyr Line is a commuter railway line in South Wales from central Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil and Aberdare.
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Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tudful) is a town in Wales, with a population of about 59,500, situated approximately north of Cardiff.
The Millennium Stadium (Stadiwm y Mileniwm) is the national stadium of Wales, located in Cardiff.
National Express East Anglia (NXEA) was a train operating company in England owned by National Express, that operated the Greater Anglia franchise from April 2004 until February 2012.
National Express Group plc is a British multinational public transport company headquartered in Birmingham that operates bus, coach, train and tram services in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Spain, Portugal, Malta and Morocco and long-distance coach services across Europe.
Network Rail is the owner and infrastructure manager of most of the rail network in England, Scotland and Wales, having taken over from previous owner Railtrack in 2002.
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Newbridge railway station (Trecelyn) is on the Ebbw Valley Railway and serves the towns of Newbridge and Blackwood in south east Wales.
Newport railway station (Casnewydd) is the third-busiest railway station in Wales (after Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street), situated in Newport city centre.
Newport (Casnewydd) is a cathedral and university city and unitary authority area in south east Wales.
North Wales (Gogledd Cymru) is the northernmost unofficial region of Wales.
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The North Wales Coast Line (Rheilffordd Arfordir Gogledd Cymru), also known as the North Wales Main Line, is the railway line from Crewe to Holyhead.
North West England, one of nine official regions of England, consists of the five counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) is a statutory board which is the combined economic and safety regulatory authority for Great Britain's railway network, as well as being responsible for monitoring Highways England.
A passenger car (known as a coach or carriage in the UK, and also known as a bogie in India) is a piece of railway rolling stock that is designed to carry passengers.
Pembroke Dock railway station serves the town of Pembroke Dock in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Pontypridd is both a community and a principal town of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, and is situated 12 miles/19 km north of the Welsh capital city of Cardiff.
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Pontypridd railway station serves the town of Pontypridd in Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.
Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales.
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The Public Performance Measure (PPM) is a measure of the punctuality and reliability of passenger trains in Britain.
RAIL is a UK magazine on the subject of current rail transport in Great Britain.
The Railways Act 2005 (c 14) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom concerning the regulatory structure for railways in the United Kingdom.
The Rhondda Line is a commuter railway line in South Wales from Cardiff to Treherbert.
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Rhymney (Rhymni) is a town and a community located in the county borough of Caerphilly in south-east Wales, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire.
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The Rhymney Line is a commuter rail line running from Central Cardiff through the Rhymney valley via Heath and Llanishen in the north of the city, to Caerphilly, Bargoed and Rhymney.
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Rhymney railway station serves the town of Rhymney in Wales.
Royal Leamington Spa, commonly known as Leamington Spa or Leamington or Leam colloquially, is a spa town in central Warwickshire, England.
The Royal Welsh Show (Sioe Frenhinol Cymru) is the biggest agricultural show in Europe.
The Shrewsbury to Chester Line, also known as the Severn–Dee Mainline (after the rivers on which Shrewsbury and Chester stand), was built in 1846 as the Shrewsbury and Chester Railway.
South Wales (De Cymru) is the region of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south, and mid Wales and west Wales to the north and west.
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The South Wales Main Line (Prif Linell De Cymru), originally known as the London, Bristol and South Wales Direct Railway or simply as the Bristol and South Wales Direct Railway, is a branch of the Great Western Main Line in Great Britain.
The South Wales Valleys (Cymoedd De Cymru) are a number of industrialised valleys in South Wales.
South West England is one of nine official regions of England.
South West Trains (SWT) is a British train operating company owned by Stagecoach Group operating the South Western franchise.
In existence from 2001 to 2006, the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) was a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom set up under the Transport Act 2000 to provide strategic direction for the railway industry.
| Swanline is the name of the local rail service from to, on the South Wales Main Line.
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A train operating company (TOC) is a business operating passenger trains on the railway system of Great Britain under the collective National Rail brand.
The Transport (Wales) Act 2006 (c 5) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Treherbert is a village and community situated at the head of the Rhondda Fawr valley in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.
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Urban rail, commuter rail, regional rail, or suburban rail plays a key role in public transport in many of the United Kingdom's major cities.
The Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg) is a county borough in Wales.
The Vale of Glamorgan Line is a Commuter rail in the United Kingdom, running through the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales, from Cardiff to Bridgend via Barry, Rhoose and Llantwit Major.
Valleys & Cardiff Local Routes (Llwybrau Lleol y Cymoedd a Chaerdydd) (formerly Valley Lines) is the busy network of passenger suburban railway services radiating from Cardiff, Wales.
Virgin Trains (legal name West Coast Trains Limited) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Virgin (51%) and Stagecoach (49%) that has operated the InterCity West Coast franchise since 9 March 1997.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.
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Wales & Borders was a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by National Express that operated the Wales & Borders franchise from October 2001 until December 2003.
Wales & West was a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Prism Rail that operated the South Wales & West franchise from October 1996 until October 2001.
Warrington Bank Quay railway station is one of two railway stations serving the town of Warrington in Cheshire, England.
Wellington railway station serves the town of Wellington, Shropshire, England.
The Welsh Government (Llywodraeth Cymru) is the executive branch of the devolved government in Wales.
The Welsh Language Act 1993, is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which put the Welsh language on an equal footing with the English language in Wales with regard to the public sector.
The Welsh Marches Line (in Welsh: Llinell y Mers), known historically as the North and West Route, is the railway line running from Newport in south-east Wales to Shrewsbury in the West Midlands region of England by way of Abergavenny, Hereford and Craven Arms and thence (by some definitions) to Crewe via Whitchurch.
The West Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
The West Wales Lines (Welsh: Llinellau Gorllewin Cymru) are a group of railway lines from Swansea through Carmarthenshire to Pembrokeshire, West Wales.
Whitchurch (Shropshire) railway station serves the town of Whitchurch in Shropshire, England.
Wirral or the Wirral is a peninsula in North West England.
The Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury Line is the railway line from Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury via Wellington; it was originally built by the Shrewsbury and Birmingham Railway.
| Wrexham & Shropshire (Wrecsam & Swydd Amwythig) was an Open Access Operator in the United Kingdom operating passenger rail services between Wrexham General and London Marylebone from April 2008 until January 2011.
Wrexham General railway station (Wrecsam Cyffredinol) is a main line railway station and the main railway station serving Wrexham, north-east Wales.