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Transport Studies 

Information about transport network studies and schemes in the Vale of Glamorgan.

 

Submitted Funding Applications

Each Local Authority in Wales in invited to make applications to the Welsh Government for Local Transport funding.  

Current Studies

  

Previous Studies

 

St Athan Train Station Study

In April 2022 the Vale of Glamorgan Council commissioned Arcadis Consultants to undertake a preliminary feasibility study to understand the potential for a new railway station located on the Vale of Glamorgan line at St Athan.

 

St Athan Train Station Feasibility Study (May 2022)

 

Penarth/Cardiff Barrage Sustainable Transport Corridor Study 

The Council commissioned consultant’s Capita to undertake a WelTAG (Welsh Transport Planning and Appraisal Guidance) Stage One and Two study to develop and appraise potential options for improving sustainable transport within and between Penarth and Cardiff barrage, (not progressed further than WelTAG Stage 2 - March 2020).

 

Penarth/Cardiff Barrage Sustainable Transport Corridor Study

 

M4 Junction 34 to Cardiff Airport Transport Network Scheme

The Council commissioned consultants Arcadis to undertake a WelTAG Stage One, Two and Two Plus study to develop and appraise potential options for improving transport links between Junction 34 of the M4 and the A48 which included a new parkway rail station at Junction 34.  (not progressed further than WelTAG Stage 2 Plus - March 2021).

 

M4 Junction 34 to Cardiff Airport Transport Network Scheme

 

Dinas Powys Transport Network Study

The Council commissioned consultants Arcadis to undertake a WelTAG (Welsh Transport Planning and Appraisal Guidance) Stage One, Two and Two Plus study to develop and appraise potential options for improving the transport network through Dinas Powys (not progressed further than WelTAG Stage 2 Plus – March 2021).

 

Dinas Powys Transport Network Study

 

Active Travel Funding

The Council has been awarded a sum of money by Welsh Government to undertake a number of Active Travel improvements, including feasibility, design and small construction projects throughout the Vale of the Glamorgan.

 

More information on Active Travel schemes can be found here: Active Travel and Safe Routes in Communities schemes