Transport for Wales

Train Type

Class 142 - 2 carriage diesel multiple unit

Class 143 - 2 carriage diesel multiple unit
Routes operated

Cardiff Valleys and South Wales local services

Accommodation for wheelchair users
in First Class?
N/A
First Class accessible toilet? N/A
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
1
Standard Class accessible toilet? No
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? No
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? No
Customer service staff available
onboard?
Yes

Train Type
Class 150 - 2 carriage diesel multiple unit
Routes operated

Cardiff Valleys and many non-express and suburban services across the Transport for Wales network

Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? N/A
First Class accessible toilet? N/A
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
1
Standard Class accessible toilet? No
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? No
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? No
Customer service staff available onboard? Yes

Train Type
Class 153 - 1 carriage diesel multiple unit
Routes operated

Transport for Wales routes outside the Cardiff Valleys

Accommodation for wheelchair users
in First Class?
N/A
First Class accessible toilet? N/A
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
1
Standard Class accessible toilet? No
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? No
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? No
Customer service staff available
onboard?
Yes

Train Type
Class 158 - 2 carriage diesel multiple unit
Routes operated

Transport for Wales long distance and mainline express routes       

Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? N/A
First Class accessible toilet? N/A
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? Yes
Standard Class accessible toilet? Yes - Please note that the accessible toilet will only accommodate wheelchairs up to 580mm in width
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? No
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes - Passenger information screens
Customer service staff available onboard? Yes

Train Type
Class 170 - 2 & 3 carriage diesel multiple unit
Routes operated

TBC     

Accommodation for wheelchair users
in First Class?
TBC
First Class accessible toilet? TBC
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
TBC
Standard Class accessible toilet? TBC
Standard toilet? TBC
Boarding ramp available? TBC
Priority seating? TBC
Audible information? TBC
Visual information? TBC
Customer service staff available
onboard?
TBC

Train Type
Class 175 - 2 or 3 carriage diesel multiple unit
Routes operated

Transport for Wales mainline express routes           

Accommodation for wheelchair users
in First Class?
N/A
First Class accessible toilet? N/A
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
2
Standard Class accessible toilet? Yes
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? No
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes - Passenger information screens
Customer service staff available
onboard?
Yes
Train Type
Class 230 - 3 carriage diesel multiple unit
Routes operated TBC
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in First Class?
TBC
First Class accessible toilet? TBC
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
TBC
Standard Class accessible toilet? TBC
Standard toilet? TBC
Boarding ramp available? TBC
Priority seating? TBC
Audible information? TBC
Visual information? TBC
Customer service staff available
onboard?
TBC
Train Type
Class 769 - 4 carriage bi-mode multiple unit
Routes operated

TBC

Accommodation for wheelchair users
in First Class?
TBC
First Class accessible toilet? TBC
Accommodation for wheelchair users
in Standard Class?
TBC
Standard Class accessible toilet? TBC
Standard toilet? TBC
Boarding ramp available? TBC
Priority seating? TBC
Audible information? TBC
Visual information? TBC
Customer service staff available
onboard?
TBC

Helpful Information

Transport for Wales have produced a very helpful and comprehensive document providing information on assisted rail travel, the document entitled 'Making Rail Accessible: Helping Older and Disabled Passengers'.

For help with booking assisted travel with Transport for Wales, via the Transport for Wales website at tfwrail.wales/accessible-travel/booking-assistance
A document explaining Transport for Wales' policies and plans, which enable and aim to improve the
arrangements set out in Making Rail Accessible: Helping Older and
Disabled People (a copy of which is available above) can be found here 'Making Rail Accessible: Guide to Policies and Practices'

Last updated:   27 November 2020