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(...)

Like many public transport companies Bus Éireann has  struggled due to the huge impact of the pandemic on passenger demand and revenues. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bus Éireann is to close down several of its inter-city Expressway routes as a result of financial pressures brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. T(...)

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan has  agreed in principle that students should be socially distanced on school transport and and said more  information on this ‘has to be [finalised] in the coming week’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

There are growing concerns over whether there is enough capacity on schoolbuses to ensure children can be transported safely when schools reopen at th(...)

Schools

Hundreds of additional teachers, funding for enhanced cleaning regimes and curriculum changes form the centrepiece of a school reopening package worth(...)

Bus Éireann said recovery from the financial impact of Covid-19 ‘will take some considerable time’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and Irish Rail are expected to make losses for the next few of years due to Covid-19, creating potential problems under compan(...)

A commuter wearing a facemask on a Dublin Bus during the Covid-19 pandemic in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

Members of the public are broadly complying with new rules that have made wearing face coverings on public transport mandatory, the National Transport(...)

Failure to comply with the new face mask  regulations could bring a penalty of up to six months in prison and a fine of up to €2,500.

Gardaí only received guidance on the enforcement of the new face mask regulations on public transport some five hours before they became law. At midn(...)

A commuter wearing a facemask on a Dublin Bus in Dublin’s city centre. Photo:Gareth Chaney/Collins

Two additional deaths from Covid-19 and 23 new confirmed cases of the disease were reported by Department of Health on Saturday. It brings the death (...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: “This is a very dangerous virus, it can damage people’s health for a very long time in some instances. It’s not something to be taken lightly.”  Photograph: Alan Betson

People who fail to comply with mandatory rules on face coverings on public transport could face up to six months in prison and a fine of €2,500 from M(...)

The National Bus and Rail Union says capacity restrictions mean up to 35 million passenger journeys a year cannot be accommodated. Photograph: Eric Luke

Buses and trains should run on a 24-hour basis to facilitate a round-the-clock society which would see businesses trade through the night in the post-(...)

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