The Anonymous Widower

If You Can’t Get a Seat on the Train Try Holyhead to Cardiff

In the South-East and many other areas of England, trains may be overcrowded, but not if you want to go from or to North Wales and Cardiff. According to the April 2012 edition of Modern Railways, some trains only carry an average of eight First Class passengers and a chef to cook the free meals. This is subsidised at a rate of £1.7million by the Welsh Assembly. They also subsidise air passengers to the tune of £160 a journey.  There’s more of it here.

March 25, 2012 - Posted by | Transport/Travel | , ,

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