We are seeking views from a wide range of stakeholders as we develop plans for a Global Centre of Rail Excellence in Wales.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
7 October 2019
Consultation launched:

Consultation documents

Consultation document
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Additional information

We are working in partnership with Neath Port Talbot and Powys Councils to develop proposals for the Global Centre of Rail Excellence.  

The Global Centre of Rail Excellence would be located on the site of Nant Helen Open Cast Mine in Onllwyn, which is currently operated by Celtic Energy. 

We will be holding drop in sessions where you can find out more:

  • 13:00-19:00 on Wednesday 17 July at Onllwyn Welfare Hall, Wembley Avenue, Onllwyn, Neath SA10 9HL
  • 13:00-19:00 on Thursday 18 July at Abercrave Miners Welfare Hall and Institute, Tanyrallt, Abercraf SA9 1AX
  • 15:00-19:00 on Tuesday 3 September at Coelbren Welfare Hall, Station Rd, Coelbren, Powys SA10 9PL

Help and support

For more information about this consultation e-mail: consultation@grasshopper-comms.co.uk.

How to respond

Submit your comments by 7 October 2019, in any of the following ways:

Online form


Download the response form.

Complete and return to: 

GRASSHOPPER CONSULT (no stamp or further address required)