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Metro Project ‘Huge Opportunity for Wales’ says Transport Industry


An ambitious plan for a transformative integrated transport system in South Wales took another step forward yesterday, as the First Minister launched a publicity campaign for the new Metro system.

The campaign launch follows incredibly positive feedback from the transport industry on the Metro transport scheme, with many leading companies now lining up to become involved.

The scheme would see a substantial increase in speed and frequency of public transport right across South Wales, using a combination of, heavy rail, light rail and bus rapid transit, as well as other infrastructure improvements
and integrated ticketing.

First Minister Carwyn Jones, who was in Pontypridd yesterday to launch a campaign to raise public awareness of the Metro project, ahead of a formal consultation early next year, said he was delighted with the response from industry…