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Mobile ticketing system to be rolled out across Wales

Credit: Arriva Trains Wales

Arriva Trains Wales says it's extending its mobile ticketing system across the country after a successful trial on the Cardiff and Valleys network.

It says customers can make savings using Mobile Multi-flex ticket - the first mobile ticketing system of its kind in the UK.

Tickets can be bought, through an app, to travel between any two places and can be stored on a smartphone for up to three months after the date of purchase.

...we are always trying to understand the needs of our passengers and with the majority of UK employees (77 per cent) working in organisations that provide some kind of flexible working, we had a strong desire to reward loyal users of our trains who do not travel on our services regularly enough to benefit from the savings provided by a normal season ticket.

– Lynne Milligan, Customer Services Director


Royal Mint to open its doors to visitors

The Royal Mint factory, now based in Llantrisant, will be opened to the public on Wednesday for the first time in over 1,000 years.

Visitors will gain an insight into the world of making coins with an exhibition that includes sections on history, collecting and coin designs.

Credit: ITV Cymru Wales
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