NBRU general secretary Dermot O’Leary: warned CIÉ group against unilateral move on pensions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Further industrial action in the country’s public transport services could be on the cards in the weeks ahead as part of a row over pensions. T(...)

Iarnród Éireann envisaged reforms which would generate efficiency savings of about €3m over three years. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Indications by Iarnród Éireann that it would seek to recoup the cost of Friday’s strike by train drivers from any future settlement proposals could ma(...)

New talks aimed at averting planned industrial action on the country’s railways are to take place on Monday.

New talks aimed at averting planned industrial action on the country’s railways are to take place on Monday. The Workplace Relations Commission on Fr(...)

An Intercity train. File photograph: Irish Rail/Iarnród Éireann

State-owned train operator Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann) is likely to face bankruptcy if it loses the right to run services as a result of proposed ch(...)

Competition on the railways

Airline competition has proved effective in lowering airfares, pleasing customers and ensuring that Ireland retains a strong transport link with the t(...)

The proposed upgrade of Kent station and  work  on the Cork-Dublin railway line between  Portlaoise and Hazelhatch that will shave 15 minutes off travel times, will make rail travel  more attractive

Iarnród Éireann expects to start work later this year on the planned €3 million upgrade of Kent railway station in Cork with the aim of making the (...)

Declan Carlyle:  soldiered for INM throughout the O’Reilly years. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It will be a happy Christmas for Declan Carlyle, the former managing director of the Irish operation of Independent News & Media (INM) and its lon(...)

On Iarnród Éireann trains there are six million wifi sessions every year across Dart and intercity journeys

Public transport wifi may be opened up to sponsors, according to a market consultation document published by CIÉ. The group of companies wants to gene(...)

Passengers on Iarnród Éireann make some 28.6 million journeys a year and have 6 million wifi sessions.

CIÉ is to start looking at ways of monetising the onboard wifi service on its rail and bus fleets.In a tender published today, the company said it is (...)

Grand Canal Dock Dart station

It now seems inevitable that the State’s rail network will come to a standstill on Sunday and Monday. The strike may just be the first in a series of (...)