Help test ‘Riding the Merthyr Line’, virtually from your own home

As the pandemic bites, we’re working with Transport for Wales to test a virtual storytelling trip along the Cardiff – Merthyr Tydfil line.

And we’re looking for people to listen to it, feed in, and help improve it for everyone.

Get involved

Click a button and have the fascinating story of the Merthyr Line – one of coal, steam and the making of the modern world – sent to your phone on WhatsApp.

And what’s more, this is your chance to feed in and help make the story and concept better.

Listen at home or wherever you choose

Content will be occasionally sent to you over 1 hour, as if you were on a real train. Listen to it all or just the bits that take your fancy. It’s up to you.

So grab your phone, press the button below and experience the birth of modern Wales!

Train on the Wampo Viaduct, running alongside a cliff

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Celebrate authentic travel

~ For the travellers ~