Venue: County Hall, The Rhadyr, Usk, NP15 1GA

Contact: Democratic Services 

No. Item


Apologies for absence


Declarations of Interest


Bus Services in Monmouthshire:

a)         Friends of the 65 Bus - presentation

b)         Withdrawal of the Severn Express

c)         National Express Coach Services: how it fits with public transport generally and comment on the withdrawal of services from Monmouth

d)         X3 service changes

e)         Proposed MCC Bus Strategy


Transport Grants

Christian Schmidt, Transport Projects and Programmes Manager


Rail Stakeholder Engagement

Nichole Sarra, Stakeholder Manager, Transport for Wales

  • Comments on what we want for Monmouthshire in the short/medium/long term.
  • Timetabling issues
  • Ticketing Issues
  • Update on Rolling Stock Delivery Programme 


Phil Inskip

·         Local Station usage




Local Issues

A)   Chepstow Transport Study: WelTAG Phase 2


B)   Matters raised by the North Monmouthshire Area Committee


1.     Inappropriate parking at Nevill Hall Hospital

2.    Health and Safety issues for track workers relating to open flush toilets on the trains.

3.     New trains will not include toilet provision.

4.     Parking issues at Abergavenny Railway Station.

5.     Removal of the early morning X3 bus service.

6.     Bus routes in Llanellen not being gritted

7.    Ongoing issue regarding lack of a bus stop at Park Road in Abergavenny to replace the Lower Frogmore Street Bus Stop removed as part of the now completed pedestrianisation scheme.


Re: reconfiguration of Strategic Transport Group meetings, it was decided, by the Area Committee, that a way forward would be to form a sub group comprising of members of the North Monmouthshire Area Committee and the Central Monmouthshire Area Committee meetings to look at local transport issues.


Forward Work Plan pdf icon PDF 59 KB


To confirm the notes of the previous meeting held on 11th September 2019 pdf icon PDF 103 KB


The date of the next meeting was confirmed as 29th April 2020