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Click for School Buses - part 1 Exclusive! First picture of Voel's latest service bus...
on its first day of service
Click for School Buses - part 1 In the News... in the Picture
Photo news updated... King Street bear... Virgin Train in Wrexham?... 1970s coach comes to Llanrwst?... the last Cloion Coach... Rhyl allover advert... Pics
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Conwy Valley Line halted by flooding  
Click for School Buses - part 1 Devastation on the Line - Pics
Flooding over a 10 mile section of the Conwy Valley halts trains... to May 2004 at the earliest... pictures...

Click for School Buses - part 1 Wrexham February 2004 Changes
Not all good news as the bus service reacts to factors beyond operators' control... More
February 2004 changes

»Public transport to see over £7mil investment in 2004/05 plus eight other new news stories...

Cloion Coaches sells...  
Click for School Buses - part 1 Cloion Coaches Take-over
The people behind North Wales' largest independent bus operator purchase again... this time adding Cloion Coaches of Ruthin to their portfolio

Wrights of Wrexham Wremembered
It is exactly 10 years since Wrexham and North Wales' most famous independent surrendered its O license. takes a look at the company, its history and some memories... More
Wright's Moss Service

Notice on display on 31st January at a taxi office  
Wrexham Taxi Strike
What lies behind the Wrexham private hire drivers' strike of 31 January 2004?
And what are the media saying?
Are there any winners and losers? More

Rail Summit - Cause for Optimism?
A recent Rail Summit hosted by Taith considered station safety, improved services, new trains, London timetables. Arriva pledges to work for integration with other travel companies. More...
A chance to see changes?

Going... going... gone? What future for Sundays and evenings here?
Going... going... gone? What does the future hold for the Wrexham to Bidston Line?

The brave new world?  
Bright Future?
Is the future bright for public transport in North Wales? What does it hold? looks ahead 5, 10 and 15 years... fact, wish list, speculation or fantasy? Why not email your thoughts?
Landmark Changes in Wrexham

Flashback to significant developments in Wrexham 5, 10 and 15 years ago...
5, 10, 15 years ago...
Click here for Part 1...  
School Buses
Experience the variety across the region that is school transport - off-duty, of course
Part 1 of a new series
Wrexham Bus Station
Fully opened as from 14 December 2003, traces the changes from demolished 1950s decay to 21st century modern
PLUS... the only guide to departures on a
service-by-service basis

Prize Quiz 2003   Quiz Answers
Bristol VR, ECW, GHA, Eagles & Crawford, America...
A last journey?   The Last VR?
The last VR in passenger service in North East Wales?

Flooding on the Conwy Valley line...

Picture survey of the results of February's flooding which closed the Conwy Valley line...
47 805 on 14 February

On Saturday 14 February 2004, 47 805 heading six coaches departs Wrexham on a Crewe to Cardiff rugby special. The train was virtually empty, save for the carriage immediately behind the engine!

Now in GHA's "low floor" livery is this Dennis Dart formerly used on Traxx service 111

Last week (w/c 9/2/04), the redundant shelters on King Street were removed. They acted as temporary stops during Phase 1 of the Bus Station. One was repositioned to act as a shelter for intending hackney passengers

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