First Minister welcomes plans to expand Heathrow
Statement by the First Minister on today's Heathrow announcement.
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- First Minister welcomes plans to expand Heathrow
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Land Transaction Tax will replace UK Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales.
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- Statistics & Research
Rail station usage
A report which compares rail station usage, for each and every station by line or route.
- In 2014-15 there were 221 rail stations in Wales.
- There was an annual increase of 1.4 per cent in the number of station entries/exits in Wales in 2014-15 compared to last year.
- Cardiff Central remains the busiest station in Wales with around one quarter of all station entries/exits (11.9m in 2014-15).
- Of the 20 busiest stations in Wales, half are part of the Valley Lines network, not including Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street and three in North Wales at Rhyl, Bangor and Wrexham General.
- Rail station usage in Wales accounts for around 2 per cent of the UK total.
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