There has been a long running campaign to get an hourly service reinstated on the Cambrian Line from Wales to the Midlands.
It is thought that an increase in the number of trains would to help boost economy of this part of Wales.
Mark Williams MP said:
And businesses in Aberystwyth say they would welcome any increase in the number of trains going in and out of the town… partly to help improve the image of the place.
Chris Mackenzie-Grieve, Chamber of Trade said:
At Aberywstyth university they are getting ready to welcome students back for a new academic year.
Student leaders who have long pushed for an upgraded train service say the current situation has on occasions proved a deterrent.
Ioan Evans from the Students Guild said:
In a Statement the Welsh Government transport minister Edwina Hart said:
The minister added she was looking at the possibility of introducing an increased number of trains on a trial basis next summer.