Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and Irish Rail had made substantial losses during the period 2009-2013, due to the loss in public service obligation funding over this period, coupled with the loss of fare revenue. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

The main State-owned transport companies could not absorb cuts to exchequer subvention payments and reduced fare revenues in future downturns as their(...)

The NBRU has said it is not the job of a bus driver to police public health guidelines. Photograph: The Irish Times

Bus drivers have said there was “mayhem” on some bus services in Dublin on Thursday as excessive numbers of passengers sought to travel on services, t(...)

Bombardier is known to be bidding to supply trains to the Dart expansion. Other bidders include German engineering group Siemens Mobility and Switzerland’s Stadler Rail

Plans to expand Dublin’s Dart service and build a metro line linking the capital with its airport have lured manufacturer Bombardier to open an office(...)

The move benefits all customers with annual TaxSaver tickets for Public Service Obligation (PSO) public transport services provided by Dublin Bus, Luas, Iarnród Éireann, Bus Éireann and Go Ahead Ireland. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Annual travel passes covering the State’s main public transport operators will be automatically extended by six months in recognition of the extended (...)

Investigations are being carried out after a fault was found in a passenger train operating Dublin-Belfast and Dublin-Cork services. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Iarnród Éireann and the Railway Accident Investigation Unit are carrying out separate investigations into a structural fault found in the chassis of o(...)

The CIÉ companies – Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus and Iarnród Éireann – are facing a cash crunch as fares have fallen by 90 per cent. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A range of public bodies and State companies are lining up to seek bailouts from the Government, with the final bill for this year estimated by offici(...)

The NBRU said it would be ‘preposterous and untenable if Dublin Bus, Iarnród Éireann and Bus Éireann were to be left to run aground’. File photograph: The Irish Times

The State must provide immediate guarantees of funding for its public transport companies which are experiencing significant financial problems, the N(...)

John Crowe of Voucher Connect: sales have grown 165 per cent since the outbreak of Covid-19.

When all this is over, remember to reward the food businesses that stepped up to the plate and delivered the plates to frontline workers throughout th(...)

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(...)

The NBRU has demanded action to protect members. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has said its members in Irish Rail, Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus will no longer accept cash from passengers over (...)

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