Jim Meade

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Irish Rail’s existing control centre in Connolly Station is nearing the end of its life, but will become a national back-up. Photograph: Getty Images

Construction is set to begin this year on a new €135 million rail control centre based in Heuston Station, Dublin, Minister for Transport Shane Ross h(...)

The chief executive of Iarnród Éireann, Jim Meade, said Dart expansion would “revolutionise” Dublin’s public transport . Photograph: David Sleator

Iarnród Éireann and the National Transport Authority have begun plans to buy up to 600 electric and battery-electric powered carriages over 10 years i(...)

Drivers’ salaries start at € 45,000, going up to € 57,000. File photograph: Eric Luke

Iarnród Éireann is launching its first external recruitment programme for train drivers. The company is looking for approximately 100 drivers over t(...)

Passenger use on the controversial Limerick-Galway rail route has increased by 57 per cent over the past seven years. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Passenger use on the controversial Limerick-Galway rail route has increased by 57 per cent over the past seven years, and by 288 per cent on the route(...)

The has been a sharp jump in the number of near misses at level crossings since the beginning of the year with more than one incident involving users (...)

 Willie Penrose. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

State agencies questioned about continued flooding on the Galway-Limerick railway line have been told to “buck up” and find a solution to it. “You (...)

Jim Meade: began his railway career as an apprentice fitter in 1979 and has worked in a range of roles at Iarnród Éireann since then

Iarnród Éireann has appointed Jim Meade, the group’s director of train operations, to be its new chief executive. Mr Meade has been acting chief exec(...)