Veolia Transport Cymru


Veolia Transport Cymru

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Veolia Transport Cymru is a division of the Veolia Transport group (formerly Connex), part of the French multinational Veolia Environnement. Since its formation, Veolia has acquired a number of smaller operators in Wales. Companies acquired by Veolia Transport Cymru include: Bebb Travel, Pullman Coaches, Longs, Hawkes, and Shamrock Travel (incorporating Thomas of Barry). [ [http://www.busandcoach.com/newsstory.aspx?id=1307 Bus and Coach News: New Plaxtons and MCVs for Veolia] ] . The most recent acquisition is of Crossgates Motors of Crossgates, Llandrindod, which Veolia took over after Crossgates lost all their work to Veolia in a retendering exercise by Powys County Council.

Veolia Transport Cymru has its headquarters in Penclawdd.

ervices

Veolia currently operates bus services in and around Cardiff, Swansea, Pontypridd, Barry, Bridgend, Newport, Chepstow & Powys.

Cardiff area

Rural services

In Swansea, it operates the Gower Explorer and Lliw Link rural services (from the acquisition of Pullman Coaches), from Swansea bus station to a number of remote villages in the Gower peninsula and the Lliw uplands. Destinations served by the Gower Explorer services include:
*Parkmill & Penmaen
*Llangennith & Llanmadoc
*Oxwich Bay
*Penclawdd
*Port Eynon & Horton
*Rhossili
*Scurlage

Carmarthenshire area

References

External links

* [http://www.veolia-transport.co.uk/ Veolia Transport UK]
* [http://www.countrygoer.org/Wales/gowertimes.html Gower Explorer]
* [http://www.shamrockgroup.co.uk/ Shamrock Travel (Veolia Transport Cymru)]


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