SEWTA, Maindy Centre, Crown Way, Cardiff, CF14 3AJ


Date posted: 07 February 12

The South East Wales Transport Alliance (Sewta) has released a report looking at possible improvements to rail provision along the Abergavenny – Newport line for public consultation.

Undertaken by consultants Capita Symonds on behalf of Sewta, the report, Abergavenny to Newport Rail Corridor Option Development and Appraisal, recommends:

• Improvements to Abergavenny, Pontypool & New Inn and Cwmbran stations
• A new station at Caerleon
• Train Service Frequency Enhancements

The report, prepared in consultation with rail industry stakeholders, is available online by following the link: 

Sewta is keen to obtain the views of the public and interested organisations and groups as part of a formal public consultation exercise.

Although Sewta plans to publish any comments it receives, no personal information or contact details will be included - only the name of the person or organisation involved.

Comments on the study can be emailed to

or can be posted to:

Alison Walker,

Tŷ Gwent,

Lake View,

Llantarnam Park,


NP44 3HR.

The deadline for responses is 12th March 2012.


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