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Information for key workers and all other essential travel.

First published:
3 April 2020
Last updated:

Rail services

Rail passengers must wear a face covering from Monday 27 July.

We want people to be able to make essential journeys.

Check the Transport for Wales website for advice and guidance or the direct links below:

British Transport Police (BTP) have deployed 500 officers across the UK. They will:

  • patrol stations
  • support railway staff
  • remind the public to follow the government advice

If you do not follow or you ignore the advice from BTP you may receive a fine.

Contact the local BTP in your area for further information.

Bus services

Bus passengers must wear a face covering from Monday 27 July.

Some bus operators are running a reduced service.

Free weekend travel on the Traws Cymru network is currently unavailable.

Traveline Cymru has useful information for older commuters.

Trawscymru are continuing to deliver public transport information via their website.

Driving lessons and tests

  • Driving lessons can resume from Monday 27 July
  • Theory testing will restart on Monday 3 August
  • Car driving tests will restart from 17 August

Information and updates can be found on GOV.UK.

Air services

Cardiff Airport has produced advice that you should read if you intend to travel. Please check Cardiff Airport’s website for further information.

Get advice on foreign travel and returning home. If travelling abroad is essential, check the latest Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advice (on GOV.UK) before travelling.

Get advice on travelling to Wales from outside of the UK.

MyTravelPass scheme

MyTravelPass have temporarily stopped issuing new MyTravelPass cards.

To keep updated follow us on Twitter or check the MyTravelPass website.

Concessionary Fares.

Ports

Stena Line Ferries are scaling back capacity levels per ship for those who are travelling for essential reasons and to allow more space for social distancing.

They have taken several precautionary safety measures to ensure a safe and comfortable journey for all.

Stena Line.

Get advice on foreign travel and returning home. If travelling abroad is essential, check the latest Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advice (on GOV.UK) before travelling.

Get advice on travelling to Wales from outside of the UK.

Roads

Routes may be different as local areas make changes. This is to enable distancing on pavements and cycle routes.

Follow advice for private cars and other vehicles.

Our traffic officers are patrolling the roads and keeping the network safe. Information about disruptions on our network are on Traffic Wales.

Freight and other drivers

If you have toilet facilities located in a distribution centre please continue to allow drivers to use toilet facilities.

Hand washing and toilet facilities should be made available at all times.

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