Minister launches first day of discounted bus travel for young people in Wales
Minister for Transport Edwina Hart marked the first day of Welsh Government’s new £15million mytravelpass discounted bus travel scheme for young people.
- More encouraging news for Wales’ tourism industry following bumper Bank Holiday weekend
- Secondary School attendance levels at record high
- Minister launches first day of discounted bus travel for young people in Wales
- Review of the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations 2010
- Charging guidance to Ofwat (the economic regulator of the water sector)
- Food Hygiene Rating (Promotion of Food Hygiene Ratings)(Wales) Regulations
- The development of an energy efficiency strategy for Wales
- Welsh Government action plan to further equality for transgender people
- Secondary legislation for development management
Featured consultation »Review of the Water Resources (Control of Pollution) (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil) (Wales) Regulations 2010
79 days left
Section highlightThe Planning (Wales) Act 2015
The act puts in place delivery structures, processes and procedures to make Wales’ planning system fit for the 21st century.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightTaxes in Wales
The devolution of some taxes to Wales from April 2018 provides us with the opportunity to reshape those taxes to better meet our circumstances and priorities.
1st Supplementary Budget 2015-16 »
The 1st supplementary budget proposes a number of changes to the final budget for 2015-16, which was published in December 2014.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
Upcoming calendar »
See the schedule for all statistics and research releases.View upcoming calendar »
Rail station usage
A report which compares rail station usage, for each and every station by line or route.
- In 2013-14 there were 220 rail stations in Wales.
- There was an annual increase of 2.1 per cent in the number of station entries/exits in Wales in 2013-14 compared to last year.
- Cardiff Central remains the busiest station in Wales with around one quarter of all station entries/exits (11.7m in 2013-14).
- Of the of the 20 busiest stations in Wales, half are part of the Valley Lines network, not including Cardiff Central and Cardiff Queen Street and two in North Wales at Rhyl and Wrexham General.
- Rail station usage in Wales accounts for around 2 per cent of the UK total.
Other patterns in the figures; in the year to 2013-14 and within the growth for Wales as whole
- An increase in entries/exists in the South East Wales region; with large recorded increases for some stations (e.g. Merthyr line) as ATW have put in ‘revenue protection measures’ (so some rail users at these stations are now buying tickets, so they are recorded in the data, whereas before they did not).
- Rail travel westwards beyond Swansea is broadly flat (despite growth at Gowerton and at Fishguard & Goodwick stations).
Tel: 029 2037 0355