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Rail industry responds to end of Plan B coronavirus restrictions

2022-01-21T13:35:00+00:00

UK: Rail industry organisations have responded to the government’s announcement that coronavirus ‘Plan B’ restrictions in England will be eased from January 27, with the removal of the legal requirement for people to wear a face covering on public transport unless they have a reasonable excuse not to do so.

TfW Class 769 at Cardiff Queen Street (Photo  TfW)

Local shops to sell local train tickets

2022-01-21T04:00:00+00:00

UK: Tickets for local rail journeys wholly within in the South Wales Metro area will be made available for purchase from 90 convenience shops from January 24.