TrawsCymru to convert from bus to coach

The Welsh government has awarded £400,000 to begin the process of converting long-distance TrawsCymru services to coach operation. Unlike the low-floor buses currently used, the coaches will have on-board toilets.

The government says: ‘Access will also be improved, having a positive impact on those with disabilities or young children.’ The funding allocation appears to be based on the cost of purchasing two new coaches. Asked for details, a government spokesman says: ‘The funding has been identified to upgrade certain TrawsCymru services to coaches in 2018-19.’

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