Class 197s launch on Ebbw line

Fleet rollout: Class 197s now run on the Ebbw Vale line. Courtesy TfW

Transport for Wales’ CAF Class 197 DMUs are now running between Ebbw Vale and Cardiff Central in the latest phase of their rollout. The 77-strong fleet is next due to run to Pembroke Dock this year, before entry into service of European Train Control System fitted units on the Cambrian Coast line in 2025.