Go Ahead

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Trade unions representing staff at Bus Éireann oppose the National Transport Authority  putting routes out to tender.  File photograph: Aidan Crawley

A number of east-coast services, mainly commuter routes operated by Bus Éireann, are to be put out to tender by the National Transport Authority (NTA)(...)

Hand sanitiser pilot schemes underway on buses. Photograph: The Irish Times

Hand sanitiser pilot schemes are underway on buses with a view to establishing whether they might constitute a slip hazard. To date, sanitisers have(...)

Irish Rail has announced a number of disruptions to its Easter services.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish Rail has announced a number of disruptions to its Easter services. Essential maintenance will be carried out on the Dublin to Sligo line as wel(...)

If you can see that bump and vacate your seat for a heavily pregnant woman, the gesture is always appreciated

My baby bump wasn’t just pregnant big; it was pass-comment-on-how-big-it-is big. “Twins!” people would squeak at me in restaurants. Nope, a lone dwell(...)

Julie Dawson in Berlin boarding  the Nightjet sleeper train to Vienna. Photograph: Derek Scally

At Berlin’s vast central station passengers are hurrying to board trains to Hanover, Düsseldorf and beyond. Just before 7pm, a train with unusual live(...)

Go Ahead  commenced operations in September 2018.

The National Transport Authority (NTA) is to fine private bus operator Go-Ahead more than €70k for failures to deliver services reliably and on time, (...)

In July, the National Ttransport Authority said financial penalties would be imposed on Go-Ahead. However the authority has since said it is allowing the private operator time to “bed in” and would not fine the firm. File photograph: Go-Ahead

The National Transport Authority has decided not to fine private bus operator Go-Ahead for failures in adequately delivering some Dublin services in o(...)

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has said it will not agree to any new Dublin Bus routes being introduced or any extension to existing services unless appropriate facilities are put in place. File Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has said it will not agree to any new Dublin Bus routes being introduced or any extension to existing services (...)

The NBRU is  expected to indicate it will seek to increase pressure on the Government to back its campaign for the introduction of a dedicated Garda public transport division. Photograph: Getty Images

Bus and rail passengers face potential disruption after staff in the State transport sector warned of possible industrial action over safety issues an(...)

 The National Transport Authority’s chief executive Anne Graham. File Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Plans to overhaul the bus network in Dublin could increase journey times for private car commuters, the National Transport Authority (NTA) has said. (...)

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