Friday’s garda operation began at 3pm and will continue all night. Photograph: Iarnród Éireann/Twitter

Gardaí are patrolling public transport and maintaining a visible presence in major stations on Friday but have been warned “token” efforts will not st(...)

Bus Éireann said there would be two security personnel on duty at all times with a third working at Busáras every day between 8pm and midnight.

The threat to night time Bus Éireann services at its main terminal in Dublin has receded after the company agreed to boost security at the facility. (...)

Union members will load or unload buses at Busáras after 8pm from September 16th unless the company provides additional security resources. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Bus Éireann passengers face not being able to board or disembark from buses at Busáras, the company’s main terminal in Dublin, at night-time from Mond(...)

Gideon Mua, a Bus Éireann driver from Kenya. Incidents he has experienced range from rudeness, including people throwing their bus fare at him, to overtly racist abuse. Photograph: Alan Betson

Bus driver Gideon Mua (42) has frequently experienced abuse while at work with Bus Éireann because of the colour of his skin. Incidents can range fro(...)

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 National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) says it simply cannot ‘stand idly by’ as attacks on its members continue.

Bus and rail services may be curtailed in certain parts of the country from this weekend if there is another serious attack on staff or antisocial beh(...)

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 mood among transport workers has changed dramatically on the back of a number of assaults across both our train and bus services,” a union leader said.

Rail and bus staff may refuse to operate transport services in areas where anti-social behaviour is prevalent, the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) (...)

Gardaí dealt with 43 allegations of assault on trains last year, up from nine in 2016. In the first five months of this year there were 26 assaults. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government is considering establishing a dedicated policing unit for public transport to address concerns of antisocial behaviour. Officials in t(...)

Passenger numbers have risen 12.9 per cent at Bus Éireann this year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

New Bus Éireann chief executive Stephen Kent has acknowledged that “significant challenges” lie ahead for the company after he was appointed to the po(...)

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