First Cymru

Type: Company
Name: First Cymru
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

New direct Carmarthen to Swansea bus service will cut journey...

All aboard: New direct service from Carmarthen to Swansea which will cut travel times by 35 minutesComments (0)A NEW direct link bus service between Carmarthen and Swansea is being launched at the end of the month.First Cymru will operate a fast, direct ... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ambassadors on board...

Comments (0)BUS operator First Cymru has appointed four ambassadors to play their part in ensuring spectators find their way to the IPC European Championships in Swansea.Bus drivers Margaret Cherrington and Jason Salkeld, and ftrMetro hosts Anne-Marie ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Travel made easier as bus hits the road

Comments (0)A NEW bus route has been officially opened.The new T1 bus service was officially launched at Lampeter University on Monday August 4, by Transport Minister Edwina Hart, allowing an easier way to travel between Carmarthen, Lampeter and Ab ... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

OAP fears isolation as Rhyd-y-Felin bus service is axed

A PENSIONER has said she has been left cut off after a bus service she used daily into Swansea was axed.Rene Evans, of Rhyd-y-Felin, said she helped to introduce the 32 bus service 15 years ago after joining a campaign for transport in the area.The 79-year-old ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Transport expert Stuart Cole on a Welsh Government transport success story in TrawsCymru

The Welsh Government does have its moments.Readers will be familiar with this column providing a (hopefully) constructive critique of various transport policies.However, on this occasion, I am particularly pleased to record a success story.TrawsCymru ... [Published Wales Online - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Encore hopes for Mumbles after night of al fresco success

Mumbles Traders' Association spokesman Paul Whittaker.Comments (0)A CONTINENTAL vibe could return to Mumbles later this month after a hugely successful evening of al fresco entertainment and shopping.Tourists and local residents mixed for the Mumbles ... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

New airport bus operator announced

THE new contract for the Cardiff Airport Express bus service has been awarded to New Adventure Travel.The decision to award the contract to the operator has been welcomed by Welsh Government transport minister, Edwina Hart.The service, operated by First ... [Published Barry and District News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Llanelli bus services to change from Sunday

BUS services in and around Swansea, Llanelli and Carmarthen will change from August 3.It comes as First makes some alterations to its network.The 110/111 Swansea to Llanelli service is one of those affected.The timetable for these services is changing ... [Published Llanelli Star - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Carmarthenshire National Eisteddfod 2014: Five things you should know before visiting the Llanelli event

Around 150,000 people are expected to head to Llanelli this August when the 2014 National Eisteddfod pitches up at Festival Fields, Millennium Coastal Park.Held between August 1-9, expect an eclectic mix of music, literature, dance, theatre and visual ... [Published Wales Online - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

National Eisteddfod 2014: Getting to the Carmarthenshire Eisteddfod by rail and bus

Shuttle busA free shuttle bus is on offer at the National Eisteddfod in Llanelli this year, with a service set to run between the town’s rail and bus stations and the Maes every 20 minutes.The first bus will start from the train station at 8.05am and ... [Published Wales Online - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

New bus route created as part of new timetable

Comments (0)BUS services in Carmarthenshire will change from August 3 as First make alterations to its network.As part of the changes, a new route is being created with a new X29 express service linking Tycroes and Carmarthen and offering guaranteed connections ... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Llanelli Eisteddfod 2014: Bus operator First Cymru helping to...

BUS operator First Cymru is helping to raise awareness of the National Eisteddfod in a unique way.It has donated £1,500 worth of advertising space on 50 of its Llanelli buses, and has also covered the cost of producing special cove panels.The panels will ... [Published Llanelli Star - Jul 16 2014]

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Anne-Marie said: "I've worked for First for the past 23 years and absolutely love my job. It's great to be able to meet different people. I am looking forward to my role as an ambassador and hope to be able to help people get around the city, seeing all it has to offer, as well as helping them get to and from the sporting events."
"I was pleased to see the Minister and the Government's transport advisor Professor Stuart Cole in Lampeter to launch the new service."
She added: "I get the bus into town most days and rely on it to get my groceries."
She added: "It was a lovely atmosphere — just like being on holiday. It was lovely out there, everybody commented on it."

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New direct Carmarthen to Swansea bus service wi... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Ambassadors on board... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 17 2014]
Welsh Government: News in Brief [Published Carmarthen Journal - Aug 11 2014]
Travel made easier as bus hits the road [Published Carmarthen Journal - Aug 10 2014]
OAP fears isolation as Rhyd-y-Felin bus service... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 06 2014]
Transport expert Stuart Cole on a Welsh Governm... [Published Wales Online - Aug 05 2014]
Encore hopes for Mumbles after night of al fres... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Aug 02 2014]
National Eisteddfod 2014: All the essential inf... [Published North Wales Daily Post - Jul 31 2014]
New airport bus operator announced [Published Barry and District News - Jul 30 2014]
Llanelli bus services to change from Sunday [Published Llanelli Star - Jul 28 2014]
Carmarthenshire National Eisteddfod 2014: Five ... [Published Wales Online - Jul 28 2014]
National Eisteddfod 2014: Getting to the Carmar... [Published Wales Online - Jul 22 2014]
Shuttle along to Eisteddfod Maes [Published South Wales Guardian - Jul 21 2014]
New bus route created as part of new timetable [Published Carmarthen Journal - Jul 21 2014]
All board the Eisteddfod bus! [Published Carmarthen Journal - Jul 18 2014]
Llanelli Eisteddfod 2014: Bus operator First Cy... [Published Llanelli Star - Jul 16 2014]
Park and ride for Swansea on Boxing Day [Published News Wales - Dec 23 2013]
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