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The Welsh Government’s traffic information service for motorways and trunk roads in Wales

About Traffic Wales

Traffic Wales is the Welsh Government's traffic information service for motorways and trunk roads in Wales.

The service is delivered by the North and Mid Wales Trunk Road Agent (NMWTRA) and South Wales Trunk Road Agent (SWTRA). Cooperation between the Agents enables the service to operate effectively around the clock, every day of the year. Traffic Wales is the public link to the Welsh Government's Traffic Management Centres in Conwy and Cardiff. Traffic Management Centre operations, run by SWTRA and NMWTRA, have a significant positive impact on the effective management of the road network. Operations include monitoring traffic conditions, posting messages to roadside information signs and running the Welsh Government's Traffic Officer Service

The Traffic Wales and Traffic Management Centre services combined work to underpin the Welsh Government's transport responsibilities: developing a world-class transport system to provide safe, affordable and sustainable transport for all.

Our traffic information

We are continually striving to improve the service by expanding our dissemination methods and increasing our traffic data collection.

Alongside this website, our bilingual traffic information is also available in other formats:

We share our data with other traffic information providers to help reach a wider audience. During your journey, listen to local radio bulletins or use your satellite navigation system to stay updated with the latest traffic news.

An email subscription service is available from our traffic map provider, Elgin. Please go to the Road Traffic Map and select the email icon within the map menu to subscribe. The service is currently available in the English language only.

Developers, traffic information providers and other transport industry partners can access our data in other formats. Please see our Developers page for further details.

For use in academic studies, historical records of some types of traffic information published in this website can be made available upon request. Please contact us with the details of your enquiry.