The results of the latest survey carried out by the Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth Railway Liaison Committee (SARLC) have been published on their website. The 39 page report follows passenger surveys carried out in April/May and July/August 2017 to ascertain both customer satisfaction and passenger loadings. There are a number of conclusions in the report, the most notable being “There is a proven need to introduce an hourly train service at the earliest opportunity on the Shrewsbury to Aberystwyth rail line serving Mid Wales”. It is also conclude that “Extra trains are needed to reduce the overcrowding experience on a a large number of trains, particularly between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth. Although not surveyed there is a need for a 4 car unit for all Birmingham International to Shrewsbury services which proceed along the Cambrian Lines”.