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23/02/2017: D 2017.04 North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum 
North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum submission to National Assembly Economy & Infrastructure Committee Consultation: Rail franchise & the Metro
D2017.04 North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum


14/10/2016: D 2016.08 North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum 
North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum submission to National Assembly Economy & Infrastructure Committee consultation on its priority work areas.
D 2016.08 North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum


18/07/2016: D 2.07.12 Wales & Borders Rail Franchise Consultation 
Summary of responses.
D 2.07.12 Wales & Borders Rail Franchise Consultation


18/07/2016: D 2016.04 Wales & Borders Rail Franchise Consultation 
 - Transport Focus response
D 2016.04 Wales & Borders Rail Franchise Consultation


19/04/2016: D 2016.03 Wales & Borders Rail Franchise Consultation - NPTF response  
The purpose of this consultation is to inform stakeholders of the Welsh Government's ambitions for rail over the next 15 years (to 2030), and to provide an opportunity to contribute views on what should be prioritised for delivery by the Wales & Borders franchise.
D 2016.03 Wales & Borders Rail Franchise Consultation - NPTF response


04/11/2015: D 2015.10 Bus & Community Transport Inquiry - NPTF response 
Consultation response to The National Assembly Enterprise & Business Committee Inquiry into bus and community transport services in Wales.
D 2015.10 Bus & Community Transport Inquiry - NPTF response


05/01/2015: D 2015.01 Draft Welsh Government National Transport Plan Consultation 

The consultation seeks views on what the Welsh Government proposes to deliver to improve transport in Wales. Responses to be submitted by 11th March 2015.


D 2015.01 Draft Welsh Government National Transport Plan Consultation


04/01/2015: D 2015.01 Usage of Pembrokeshire Rail Stations, 2013-14  
From the most recent Office of Rail Regulation (ORR) estimates of station usage in Great Britain.
D 2015.01 Usage of Pembrokeshire Rail Stations, 2013-14


03/11/2014: D 2014.11 Research into Unmet Transport Needs in Rural Pembrokeshire 
Research to look primarily at particular groups in rural communities identified as disadvantaged and vulnerable.
D 2014.11 Research into Unmet Transport Needs in Rural Pembrokeshire


11/08/2014: D 2014.08 Extra Fishguard Trains Given the Go-Ahead 
English and Welsh versions of Transport Minister Edwina Hart's announcement of the go-ahead to continue with the additional Fishguard services following a review of the three-year experimental service. 
D 2014.08 Extra Fishguard Trains Given the Go-Ahead


10/08/2014: D 2014.08 Welsh Government Feedback Form - Using the railway in Wales 

Please send your completed PDF form to:  Rail Feedback, Welsh Government, Freepost NAT 8910, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3BR or railfeedback@wales.gsi.gov.uk.


D 2014.08 Welsh Government Feedback Form - Using the railway in Wales


10/08/2014: D 2014.08 Ffurflen Adborth Llywodraeth Cymru - Defnyddio'r rheilffyrdd yng Nghymru 

Ar ôl ei llenwi, anfonwch y ffurflen pdf at: Adborth Rheilffyrdd, Llywodraeth Cymru, Rhadbost NAT 8910, Parc Cathays, Caerdydd CF10 3BR neu adborthrheilffyrdd@cymru.gsi.gov.uk.


D 2014.08 Ffurflen Adborth Llywodraeth Cymru - Defnyddio'r rheilffyrdd yng Nghymru


29/06/2014: D 2014.06 NPTF Great Western Rail Franchise consultation response 

The North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum's response to the UK Department for Transport consultation on Great Western franchised services when the current franchise ends in 2015.


D 2014.06 NPTF Great Western Rail Franchise consultation response


14/02/2014: D 2014.02 Welsh Government response to The Future of the Wales & Borders Rail Franchise 

Edwina Hart AM has accepted all of the National Assembly Enterprise & Business Committee report's recommendations.


D 2014.02 Welsh Government response to The Future of the Wales & Borders Rail Franchise


18/12/2013: D 2013.12 The Future of the Wales & Borders Rail Franchise 

Recommendations of the National Assembly Enterprise & Business Committee to the Welsh Government take the form of a Charter for the next Wales & Borders Rail Franchise.  The Charter builds on the Committee's recommendations on integrated public transport.


D 2013.12 The Future of the Wales & Borders Rail Franchise


18/12/2013: D 2013.05 Integrated Public Transport in Wales 
Report and recommendations following the National Assembly Business & Enterprise Committee's inquiry into public transport integration in Wales.
D 2013.05 Integrated Public Transport in Wales


18/12/2013: D 2013.11 SWWITCH Rail Strategy. Executive Summary  
Updated rail strategy prepared by AECOM for the South West Wales Integrated Transport Consortium (SWWITCH).  Retention of the extra Fishguard trains from mid 2014 onwards is included in the Short Term Proposals.
D 2013.11 SWWITCH Rail Strategy. Executive Summary


12/11/2013: D 2013.09 Forum Submission: Wales & Borders Rail Franchise Inquiry 

Conclusion:  There is now enough evidence to justify continued provision of the additional Fishguard services and the inclusion of the services in the new Wales & Borders Franchise passenger service requirements.


D 2013.09 Forum Submission: Wales & Borders Rail Franchise Inquiry


12/11/2013: D 2013.10 Final Year of Trial Fishguard Rail Services 
D 2013.10 Final Year of Trial Fishguard Rail Services
D 2013.10 Final Year of Trial Fishguard Rail Services


09/08/2013: D 2011.09 Pembrokeshire Railcard - English 

D 2011.09 Pembrokeshire Railcard - English


08/08/2013: D 2012.05 Evaluation of North Pembrokeshire Train Services - Questionnaire 
To gather passenger views on services to/from Fishguard & Goodwick, Clarbeston Road and Clunderwen. Download form and send responses to the Forum Secretary, 2 Hill Terrace, Fishguard SA65 9LU.
D 2012.05 Evaluation of North Pembrokeshire Train Services - Questionnaire


08/08/2013: D 2013.03 The Role of Transport in Rural Development 
The North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum's response to the Welsh Government’s ‘Conversation on the way forward for Wales - the Rural Development Plan’ (in The Common Agricultural Policy Reform, October 2012). The Forum's report addresses the issues relating to rural transport and their impact on the sustainability of community, economic and social life in rural areas.
D 2013.03 The Role of Transport in Rural Development


15/02/2012: D 2012.02 Presentation to Public Transport Users Committee 2  

Background information about North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum. Information provision. Services. Integration. Trains. Stations. Work with local authority. Consultations. Meetings. Campaign advice.


Presentation to Public Transport Users Committee 2


15/02/2012: D 2012.02 Presentation to Public Transport Users Committee 3  

Annex with further information about North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum.


Presentation to Public Transport Users Committee 3


15/02/2012: D 2012.02 Presentation to Public Transport Users Committee 1  
Notes for speech to PTUC, 15 February 2012.  Outline of North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum work, 2000-2012.  Trains.  Buses.  Community Transport.  Walking & Cycling.  Attitudes to public transport.  Green agenda.  Modal change.
Presentation to Public Transport Users Committee 1


12/09/2011: D 2011.09.12 Launch of Additional Trains to Fishguard 

Report of launch by Carl Sargeant AM, Welsh Government Minister for Local Government and Communities, at Fishguard Harbour on 12th September 2011.  Report includes speeches by Mike Bagshaw (Arriva Trains Wales), Mark Langman (Network Rail Wales), and Hatti Woakes (North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum).


D 2011.09.12 Launch of Additional Trains to Fishguard


25/05/2011: D 2011.05 Additional Trains to Fishguard 
Welsh Government Community Consultation on proposed timetable.  New services to start in September 2011 on a three year trial basis.
D 2011.05 Additional Trains to Fishguard


01/09/2010: D 2010.09 Rural Tourism Inquiry: NPTF Response 

National Assembly Rural Develoment Sub-Committee Inquiry.  NPTF response focuses on rural tourism-related services to, from and within the North Pembrokeshire area, much of which is of relevance to similar rural areas.  Concludes with recommendations that:  (1) the Welsh Government and other appropriate bodies should develop an integrated policy linking provision of fully integrated transport services with the rural transport  'industry'; and (2) develop a more unified system of oversight/delivery of policy objectives and strategies relating to transport and tourism.


D 2010.09 Rural Tourism Inquiry: NPTF Response


02/05/2007: D 2007.05 Fgd Rail Study Consultation Response 
Proposed Feasibility Study: the Enhancement of rail services on the Fishguard Harbour route, to be commissioned by the South West Wales Community Rail Partnership.  Current rail service the weakest link in the North Pembrokeshire transport network - of little value to local residents or visitors to the area, only serving the needs of people who are passing through the area.  Includes the NPTF preferred enhancements, aspirations of the National Assembly and the Welsh Assembly Government, an essay on the Welsh passenger transport system by Professor Stuart Cole, and the Department for Transport Review of the Community Rail Development Strategy.
D 2007.05 Fgd Rail Study Consultation Response


01/09/2004: D 2004.09 Fishguard Trains Survey. Annexes 
Survey questionnaire.  Selected responses to questions.  User destinations.
D 2004.09 Fishguard Trains Survey. Annexes


01/09/2004: D 2004.09 Fishguard Trains Survey 

Update of local users views of Fishguard train services.  80% rated them as very poor or poor.  More regular, convenient services during the day was the top improvement called for, that would attract them onto the train or cause them to travel more often by train.


D 2004.09 Fishguard Trains Survey


28/11/2003: D 2003.11 Public Transport in Rural Areas 
Presentation by Sophie Hurst (Director, Preseli Venture) and Hatti Woakes (Secretary, NPTF) to the Welsh Assembly South West Regional Committe; on the vital role of public transport in the sustainable development of peripheral rural areas, with a focus on North Pembrokeshire.  Annexes include reports on the Fishguard and North Pembrokeshire Regeneration Proposals (2003), the Fishguard, Goodwick and Pencaer Community Appraisal (1999), NPTF Aspirations for Improved Rail Services to Fishguard in the Wales & Borders Franchise (2002), Rail Passengers Committee for Wales (RPCW) aspirations for Fishguard (2001), Pembrokeshire Bus Focal Point Study (2001) and Pembrokeshire County Council Local Transport Plan Consultation report.
D 2003.11 Public Transport in Rural Areas


01/02/2003: D 2003.02 Fishguard Regeneration Proposals 

NPTF comments on the Fishguard and North Pembrokeshire Regeneral Proposals.  Dissatisfaction with public transport services in the Fishguard, Goodwick and Pencaer Community Appraisal (1999), the NPTF Survey of Rail Services to Fishguard and West Wales (2000), the Pembrokeshire County Council Local Transport Plan Consultation (2000) and the Pembrokeshire County Council Local Transport Plan Annual Report (2002).  NPTF SWOT analysis of the regeneration proposals relating to transport.


D 2003.02 Fishguard Regeneration Proposals


30/08/2002: D 2002.09 Fishguard Summer Service Survey 
Survey about the Wales & Borders replacement of the former First Great Western London - Fishguard summer service.  Passengers from a wide catchment area evaluated the overall service and the connections.  Responses were generally favourable.
D 2002.09 Fishguard Summer Service Survey


30/04/2002: D 2002.04 N. Pembrokeshire Rail Services Survey 
Update on 2000 survey.  Negative comments about service frequency still top the list of complaints.
D 2002.04 N. Pembrokeshire Rail Services Survey


31/10/2000: D 2000.10 Fishguard Train Services Survey 

Survey carried out in run-up to the introduction of the single Welsh franchise. Poor quality of Fishguard rail services reflected in criticisms provided by local respondents.  Frequency of service received the greatest number of negative comments. 


D 2000.10 Fishguard Train Services Survey


30/04/2000: D 2000.04 Goodwick Station Consultation Response 

North Pembrokeshire Transport Forum recommendation that Pembrokeshire County Council purchase the Goodwick station building and surrounding land in order to safeguard the site for future development of its transport potential.


D 2000.04 Goodwick Station Consultation Response