New Cardiff City Bus Station?

Mar 28, 2017 | Articles, Assembly Business | 0 comments

Plenary Tuesday 28 March 2017

14:11:56

Spoken Contribution – 14:11:56
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7. What discussions has the Welsh Government had with Cardiff Council regarding the provision of a new bus station in the city? OAQ(5)0538(FM)

Spoken Contribution – 14:12:15
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Thanks. Yes, I understand it is a matter principally for the council but the bus station is an issue of growing concern to south Wales residents in general. There have long been fears that the new facility may be too small and now there are fears over the funding as well; there is also the little matter that we don’t yet know if there will be coach bays at the new station—none of which really helps with the Welsh Government’s stated aim of encouraging integrated transport. As Cardiff central is such an important hub for the whole region, can the Welsh Government make any intervention here to ensure that passengers do end up with a first-class facility, rather than a botch job?