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Lovely trip to Swansea from Cynorgey. Single carriage train on single track. stunning views . Seats comfy no refreshments but has a WC . Several stops are request only.
Only about 5 trains a day Monday to Friday less at weekend
This is a quiet, somewhat old-fashioned service that runs through pretty Shropshire countryside and quite dramatic Welsh hills.
The train is quite basic, often a single or double carriage, with a friendly guard. Stops are frequent (some are request only) and there is a relaxed...More
Early start but always on time going to Shrewsbury from Llandeilo and coming back but well worth it - the train was spotless, conductors happy and the time was well spent.
Having got a newspaper to read and then the views to look at it...More
Supposed to be one of Britain's scenic lines and yes it's pretty and pleasant but not to die for compared to e.g. Settle & Carlisle, Mallaig line etc.. Even so by cost per hour it's great value entertainment.
From Shrewsbury in the afternoon the single...More
I had booked a steam trip on this line but the operator (Who is the subject of another review) proved to be very amateur and the trip had to be cancelled.
A driver, who works for Arriva Train Wales, told me about the Heart of...More
every seat taken and almost as many again standing. Spent almost 2 hours standing completely squashed between others before enough got off at Llandrindod Wells for some of us that had been standing to actually get a seat. Repeat situation the following day on the...More
Very rarely I catch the train to work at 7.22 in the week but thought it would be easier, less stressful than driving and good exercise walking to and from the train station to Cardiff Bay. Yes....this suited me fine but it was a poor...More