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First Cymru is an operator of bus services in South Wales. It is a subsidiary of FirstGroup.
First Cymru was formed from a number of privatised bus companies, including South Wales Transport. Its headquarters are in Penlan, Swansea.
First Cymru employs about 1,000 staff, has a fleet of about 250 buses and carries around 21 million passengers a year. The company operates around 200 bus services in the south Wales area, in and between Haverfordwest, Pembroke, Tenby, Carmarthen, Llanelli, Swansea, Pontardawe, Neath, Port Talbot, Maesteg, Bridgend and Cardiff.
The company operates an FTR bus rapid transit route in Swansea, branded Swansea Metro, and a frequent shuttle service from Swansea to Cardiff. For students of Swansea University, service 82A, branded the Bright Orange Bus, links the university to the Hendrefoelan Student Village. First Cymru operates park and ride sites, which are located at Fabian Way, Fforestfach and Landore in Swansea.
First Cymru operate the Greyhound service from Swansea to Bristol Airport.
Until July 2012 First Cymru were a National Express contractor and operated services on routes:
As at March 2013 the fleet consisted of 322 buses.
First Cymru operate six depots in Bridgend, Cardiff, Haverfordwest, Llanelli, Port Talbot and Ravenhill.