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Welcome to the programme. Tonight's headlines:
Constant complaints and old, cramped carriages -
now MPs say trains on Arriva services need to be
And Adam Issac is jailed for sexually abusing boys he met
through an online computer game.
Some of our trains have up to 4.5 million miles on the clock
and there's now an urgent need to replace old and
That's according to a group of MPs who also say there's been a huge
failure to account for a significant rise in passenger numbers.
We're taking more than twice as many journeys on trains
as we did ten years ago, which MPs say has led
to overcrowding and dissatisfied customers.
Here's our Business Correspondent Brian Meechan.
It's a service many have always relied on.
But while travellers have changed, it seems the trains haven't.
Those operating today by Arriva Trains Wales are,
on average, 27 years old.
MPs argue that the increasing number of passengers who want to use
the service have had enough of the conditions.
There have been complaints about the standard of the carriages
and the overcrowding that many believe happens too regularly.
During peak times it's no good at all.
It's really, really bad.
I've seen people fainting and being sick.
On the whole, because I travel on the valleys lines,
it's really good, but come Saturdays they've only got three carriages on.
There should be more.
The Welsh Affairs Select Committee says the problem was that
when the contract was agreed between the UK's Strategic Rail
Authority and Arriva, it didn't factor in more
people using trains.
Not enough account was taken of the possibility of a huge
growth in numbers whichy we subsequently saw.
It ended up costing a lot more money than it should have
done to deal with this.
Having said that, we recognise that Arriva Trains Wales
and the Welsh Assembly Government worked quite well to
overcome those problems.
Passenger jurneys have increased by around 50%,
with over 29 million in 2014-2015, around 10 million more
than a decade before.
Arriva Trains Wales' profits have remained fairly consistent.
It's made over ?88 million in the last five years.
The vast bulk of that being paid as a dividend to its owners,
the German transport company Deutsche Bahn.
Again, over a five-year period, the company has received
roughly ?750 million from the Welsh Government
Arriva Trains Wales says it welcomes the fact that the report recognises
there have been improvements and investments in its services.
However, it does say it will continue to try to solve
the problems, but as the MPs made clear, there's no quick
or easy solution.
Arriva's trains are generally running on time.
While overcrowding on services arriving in Cardiff is worse
than on trains arriving in Bristol and Liverpool, it's
better than those pulling into Manchester and Leeds.
But the Welsh Government says the current franchises
isn't fit for purpose.
Major investment will be needed soon.
70% of the Arriva fleet will not be able to be used
after 2020 because of new disability regulations.
Those will have to be replaced.
The impact is the degree of breakdown.
If we had 40-year-old cars, we would have a problem
keeping those going.
Arriva is one of four bidders for the next franchise,
which comes up in 2018.
The Welsh Government will award that on a not-for-profit basis,
signalling a major change in direction in the future of rail.
South Wales Police have said tonight that a 26-year-old man
from the Swansea area was arrested yesterday on suspicion
of terrorism offences.
It was part of a joint operation between Counter Terrorism units
in Wales and the West Midlands.
Officers say the investigation does not concern any immediate
threat to public safety.
An amateur boxer from Port Talbot has been jailed for 12 and a half
years after admitting killing his girlfriend.
21-year-old James Tobin was caught after police bugged his home
and heard him admit to his father that he'd killed Kellie Gillard.
Swansea Crown Court heard Tobin hit Miss Gillard with forceful blows
during an argument two years ago, causing her to hit the wall
and fall, rupturing an artery.
A man from Merthyr Tydfil has been sentenced to two years and eight
months in prison for sexually abusing teenage boys he met
via the online game Minecraft.
23-year-old Adam Isaac from Maesgwynne pleaded guilty
to eight sexual offences between August 2015
and January 2016.
Rhiannon Wilkins reports.
Adam Isaac, seen here leaving court after a previous hearing,
is tonight behind bars.
He sexually abused two boys aged 12 and 14 online.
He asked them to send intimate photos of themselves to him,
and he perform sexual acts on himself during video calls.
Indecent images of a third boy were also found in his possession.
The father of one of the victims says it's had a profound impact.
He was quite calculatedly groomed on chat messages.
He had no idea what was happening.
I think the realisation, to him, of what's happened,
was very hard for him to cope with.
It was through the online world of Minecraft that
Isaac targeted them.
The game has more than 100 million registered users, players
interact with each other, and build 3-D worlds
using virtual building blocks.
After grooming the boys using it, the prosecution said Isaac then sent
them money on PayPal.
But it wasn't until one victim's father found online Skype
conversations asking about his son's sex life that the matter was brought
forward to the police.
A spokeswoman for Microsoft, who own Minecraft, said a safe
online experience is a priority.
And they offer resources to help parents keep their children safe.
But online gaming is a concern for children's charity, NSPCC.
Online grooming is a term that is vastly growing now
and picking up pace.
That, for me, really reinforces the concern that is out there.
It's the biggest, near enough, the biggest child protection issue
of the 21st century.
Sentencing 23-year-old Adam Isaac to two years
and eight months in prison, the judge, Mr Justice Twomlow,
told him, "You knew you would find teenage boys.
"This was clearly a grooming process."
He went on to say, "People have to understand the seriousness
"of behaviour like yours and it will result in prison."
A union says 90 jobs are going at a Greggs
factory in Treforest.
The company says it intends increasing its production of bread
there but production of doughnuts and other bakery products will be
transferred to its other regional bakeries over the next two years.
The union says the firm is looking for voluntary redundancies.
Around 200 beech trees which were up to 200 years old have been illegally
cut down in Blackwood.
National Resources Wales says it's a devastating case
which will have a terrible impact on the environment.
It says no licence was granted and it will take the necessary
action against those responsible.
Let's take a look at the weekend weather forecast now with Derek.
Much of Wales has been fine and sunny today.
Stunning in Snowdonia and there is more dry
and cold weather to come tomorrow.
Tonight, dry with a widespread frost.
One or two freezing fog patches, some patchy cloud in the south
and south-west later in the night.
Temperatures in mid Wales getting as low as -6
so a frosty start for much of the country tomorrow morning.
A few freezing fog patches.
Some patchy cloud in the south and south-west.
Across the rest of the UK, freezing fog patches will slowly lift.
Sunshine for many but not everywhere.
Cloud will spread into central and eastern England during the day
with a few drizzly showers.
Cloudy in the south-west and in Northern Ireland.
Temperatures on the cold side.
Close to home, a dry afternoon.
The best of the sunshine in the north
with cloud spreading from the south.
Colder than today.
An east or south-easterly breeze.
Cloudy but dry in Pembrokeshire tomorrow with a cold breeze.
Thermals will definitely come in handy if you are walking
up Pen y Fan tomorrow.
Tomorrow night, some frost but cloud will increase overnight.
A few showers spreading from the south-west.
Flakes of snow in places and icy patches.
Sunday will be a cloudy day.
Showers mainly in the west, otherwise dry and bright in places.
It will turn slightly less cold.
Next week, more dry weather thanks to high pressure.
Some fog patches likely for a while but the wind
will gradually pick up as we go through the week,
making it feel cold.
That's all from me.
Enjoy the weekend.
And keep warm.
We're back at 5:20pm tomorrow evening.
But that's Wales Today.
Have a great weekend.