Summer 2019

Keeping you informed about your rail and bus services, here is the Summer 2019 Rail & Bus for Herefordshire newsletter. You can view online or click the link below to download a PDF copy that you can print. Download PDF copy

Spring 2019

Keeping you informed about your rail and bus services, here is the Spring 2019 Rail & Bus for Herefordshire newsletter. You can view online or click the link below to download a PDF copy that you can print. Download PDF copy

Winter 2018

Keeping you informed about your rail and bus services, here is the Winter 2018 Rail & Bus for Herefordshire newsletter. You can view online or click the link below to download a PDF copy that you can print. Download PDF copy

A Message from the Editor

Updating the website has suffered a long delay due to a serious illness which put me out of action for the first three months of 2019. This was followed by the important task of catching up on the outstanding work of our own publishing, art and exhibition business...

Inauspicious Start for new Welsh Train Service in England

On Sunday October 14 2018 the Marches Line through Herefordshire and Shropshire changed ownership. This important train service serves Herefordshire and Shropshire and is a key transport link for both these counties. From this date the train service became the...

From The Archives: Big Bang at Leominster

British railways remain one of the safest forms of land travel. But it was not always the case, especially in the early days of railway development. The Shrewsbury & Hereford Railway was opened in 1853. These early railways relied on a motley collection of...

Autumn Summer 2018

Keeping you informed about your rail and bus services, here is the Autumn 2018 Rail & Bus for Herefordshire newsletter. You can view online or click the link below to download a PDF copy that you can print. [pdf-embedder...

Making Hereford a Great City

Making Hereford a Great City Presentation. Please view the presentation below or click the link to download the PDF. [pdf-embedder url=”https://cdn1.cloudcanvas.website/media/sites/48/2018/09/12081531/Presentation1-A.pdf”] Making Hereford a Great City PDF...

Marches Line Weekend Closures

Chris Clarke of the Marches Rail Users Alliance has supplied the following: There are four consecutive weekends 29/30 Sept, 6/7 Oct, 13/14 Oct and 20/21 Oct where bus will replace train for the complete Saturday and Sunday service. The first two weekends the bus...

Have your say!

The good citizens of Cheshire and North Shropshire are getting worked up about the fact that their stations in England will be branded ‘Transport for Wales’ and not ‘Transport for Wales & Borders’ as indicated in the Agency Agreement between the Department for...

From the Archives

Tony Miller, archivist at the Welsh Railways Research Circle sent me a copy of the minutes of the Hereford Engine Drivers and Firemen’s United Society (the predecessor of ASLEF). The interesting bit is a record of the meeting with J Armstrong Esq, who was...