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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. (...)

New deal is “a direct consequence of the then FG/Labour government decision to privatise State jobs”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Some 240 drivers at Dublin Bus who currently operate routes that are to be transferred to a UK company in the weeks ahead under Government transport r(...)

Pope Francis waves before his Angelus prayer after a Mass for Italian youths at St Peter’s Square in the Vatican. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP

The pope is coming. So, what exactly is happening? The World Meeting of Families festival kicks off in the RDS and around the country on Tuesday, Aug(...)

US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin arriving at a hotel after meeting with Chinese officials in Beijing on Thursday. Photograph: AP Photo/Andy Wong

Lingering concerns about the outcome of US-China trade talks and the potential for rising interest rates in the US troubled global investors on Thursd(...)

  Winning contract: The five routes in Waterford  have been run by Bus Éireann for decades. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Bus Éireann has emerged as the surprise winner for the first public tender for bus services outside of Dublin run by the National Transport Authority,(...)

The National Transport Authority stresses the handover of 24 bus routes to Go-Ahead isn’t privatisation. The service would remain under NTA control, it would set fares and determine schedules, and the fleet would remain in State control. Photograph: Alan Betson

Talk of the privatisation of Dublin Bus services – and what would happen if any government tried it – is almost as old as the company itself. The Pro(...)

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