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TFW Rail Coradia (UK)

TFW (Transport For Wales) Rail primarily uses these trains, which only have Standard Class accommodation, on its routes between Manchester and both North and South Wales.


At a Glance

Travel Passes

On Board


Trolley Service:

A catering trolley with hot and cold drinks and snacks should be taken through the train at some point during its journey.


A complimentary WiFi portal is available throughout this train.

Wheelchair Spaces

Dedicated spaces for wheelchairs are available on this train.

Bikes Allowed

Non-folding standard bicycles, can be taken on to this train, but must then be placed in the bike spaces. Check the info below regarding whether bike tickets and/or reservations are required pre-boarding.

Great Britain

This train operates on routes within Great Britain

Power Socket (UK)

The power sockets on this train are compatible with the standard 3-point plugs as typically used in the UK.


Reservations are available

On Board Summary:

These trains have been refurbished in recent years and the enhancements included the fitting of power sockets and more luggage racks.
Most of the seats on these trains are airline style, but a few are at tables; four seats per table.

Travelling with Bicycles:

Designated cycle spaces for non-folding bikes are available, but space is limited.

It's best to reserve a cycle space when you buy your ticket (as far in advance as possible and at least 24 hours before you travel). Reservations are free and can be arranged by calling 0333 3211 202 for more information and to book, lines are open from 0800 – 2000 Monday to Saturday and 1100 – 2000 Sunday.

Luggage allowance per traveller:

You can bring up to three items of personal luggage. including up to two large items (such as suitcases or rucksacks) and one smaller handbag, backpack or briefcase.


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