Transport for Wales Rail - B

Transport for Wales Rail - B
Transport for Wales Rail Rolling Stock
Transport for Wales Rail inherited from KeolisAmey Wales a fleet of Class 143, 150, 153, 158, 170 and 175 diesel multiple units, Class 230 diesel-battery-electric multiple units, Class 769 bi-mode multiple units and Mark 4 and DVT sets with an allocation of Class 67 locomotives.
  • Class 143 Pacers, which were not compliant with persons with reduced mobility legislation (PRM), were withdrawn on 29 May 2021 when their PRM dispensation ended.
  • Class 170 units are to move to East Midlands Railway, with two-car units already transferred and the three-car units to follow in Spring 2023.
  • Class 197 and 231 diesel multiple units, Class 756 tri-mode multiple units and Class 398 tram-trains will replace the Class 150, 153, 158, 175 and 769 units by 2023.
Transport for Wales Rail Locomotive-Hauled Stock
  • Premier Service   67   Loco
North to south inter-city service: Holyhead–Cardiff Central
Now in service with the British Rail
Mark 4
  • InterCity 225   Mark 4   Coach
North to south inter-city service: Holyhead–Cardiff Central
To run as 7 x 4 or 5 coach + DVT sets with a spare DVT, SV and TOE
  • Driving Van Trailer   Control car
Transport for Wales Rail Diesel Multiple Unit
  • Sprinter   150   DMU
Valley Lines & Cardiff local routes
Heart of Wales/West Wales lines
Regional services between south and west Wales, north-west England and south-west England
  • 153 Super Sprinter
  • 158 Express Sprinter
Cambrian line
West Wales lines
North Wales Coast Line
Shrewsbury–Chester line
Regional services between south and north Wales, north-west England and south-west England
  • Bombardier Turbostar   170
Maesteg Line
Ebbw Valley Railway
South Wales Main Line
  • Alstom Coradia   175 Coradia 1000
Regional services between North, South and West Wales and England
  • CAF Civity
Conwy Valley line
Regional services between North, South and West Wales and England
From 2020
Transport for Wales Rail Diesel-Electric Multiple Unit
  • Stadler FLIRT 231   DEMU
Valley Lines (Rhymney line and southwards to Penarth via Vale of Glamorgan Line)
Transport for Wales Rail Bi-Mode Multiple Unit
  • Vivarail D-Train   230   BMU
Borderlands line
Transport for Wales Rail Overview
Transport for Wales Rail Franchise(s): Wales & Borders
Transport for Wales Rail Main Region(s): Wales
Transport for Wales Rail Other Region(s):
North West England
West Midlands
Transport for Wales Rail Stations Operated: 248
Transport for Wales Rail Parent Company: Transport for Wales (for Welsh Government)
Transport for Wales Rail Headquarters: Pontypridd
Transport for Wales Rail Reporting Mark: AW[nb 1]
Transport for Wales Rail Dates of Operation: 7 February 2021–
Transport for Wales Rail Predecessor: KeolisAmey Wales
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