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). [ [ 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.


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
*Port Eynon & Horton

Carmarthenshire area


External links

* [ Veolia Transport UK]
* [ Gower Explorer]
* [ Shamrock Travel (Veolia Transport Cymru)]

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