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Satisfactory

ProGets you from A to B...eventually. Friendly staff

ConsSlow, overcrowding, punctuality, horrible toilets

I have had the 'pleasure' to travel Arriva Wales frequently. My boyfriend is studying at Aberystwyth University so I find myself changing at Birmingham for an Aber train. About Arriva: They have 116 trains covering a network of over 1009 miles, with 1860 employees. Apparently they run 788...

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Super

“Very good TOC”

published 09/08/2007

ProFriendly staff, Good value for money and reliable ...

ConsThere need to be more staff at all stations for lo...

HOW EASY IS IT TO BUY A TICKET? Well, it really depends where you are when you want to buy a ticket. For instance, I travel regularly between Aberdare in South Wales and Cardiff Central. If I needed to buy a ticket from Aberdare, then i would really have no chance. Theres no ticket machine, yes...

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Satisfactory

ProYou eventually get to your destination.

ConsOver crowding, often late, difficult staff.

I have recently had a VERY bad experience with Arriva trains Wales, so I am sorry if this review sounds a little "ranting". I will try and deliver a fair and balanced review of their services. Firstly a little information about Arriva trains Wales. Arriva trains Wales took control of the...

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Not for me

ProThe scenary is nice, if you can see out of the hig...

ConsSlow, old, unreliable trains

This train company delivers a very poor service - not only are their trains often running late, but the trains themselves are of very poor quality. The Heart of Wales Line is a notable example of this - it is still using very dated Class 153 DMUs which were manufactured in the early 90s, and now...

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Satisfactory

ProIt eventually get's you to where you want to be

ConsIts like a cattle truck

As a regular user of Arriva Trains Wales in particular their route from Manchester Oxford Road to Llandudno which I have the "pleasure" of using on a daily basis, unfortunately at peak times throughout the working week. I can honestly say that if you like being herded into a cattle truck then...

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Good

“Dirty arriva trains wales.”

published 11/12/2010

Prousually on time

Consdirty and smelly.

hi, I have been on arriva trains wales many times, and if you have then you will know how much the toilets smell, stale stuff behind the windows, and chewing gum under the seats. Apart from all of that arriva trains wales aren't too bad. They are usually on time, and if there is any diruption to...

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