Last year 43 incidents of physical assault were reported on Irish Rail trains, up from nine reports in 2016.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The number of passengers reporting physical assaults on Irish Rail trains increased significantly last year in a pattern that has led to calls for add(...)

Bus Éireann buses in Dublin. Management at the State-owned transport company is to carry out a review of pay for staff. File photograph: Caroline Quinn/PA Wire

Management at Bus Éireann is to carry out a review of pay for staff at the State-owned transport company. The company met with trade unions on Thursd(...)

Prof Alan Barrett, director of the ESRI, and  Minister for Transport Shane Ross  at the round table discussion on public transport  held in the  Mansion House, Dublin. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has suggested a new profit-sharing scheme could be introduced for thousands of staff in the State-owned CIÉ group of(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross  taking a photo with his phone at the roundtable discussion on Public Transport Policy in the Mansion House on Monday morning.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

Independent TDs Mattie McGrath or Danny Healy Rae will not be allowed to obstruct reforms in local public transport plans, the Minister for Transport (...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross:  to hold a forum on transport policy on May 21st

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has commissioned a review of overall public transport policy. The Minister has told unions the review will seek to (...)

NBRU general secretary Dermot O’Leary said the union was concerned that members working on the Kildare routes for Bus Éireann would not be forced to move “to an inferior employer”.

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has warned of “potential industrial flashpoints” after State-owned Bus Éireann lost the rights to operate Kilda(...)

Heuston Train Station in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Train drivers at Irish Rail are expected to vote for strike action in ballots to be completed on Wednesday. The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) an(...)

There are delays of up to 30 minutes on DART services this morning after a truck hit a bridge at Clontarf.  Subject to planning permission and progress with a housing development, construction on the new amenity would commence in late 2021 and open in early 2023.

Talks aimed at averting an all-out strike by train drivers at Irish Rail in a dispute over mentoring of new driving staff will resume on Monday. Mana(...)

 Heuston Train Station in  Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Talks will be held on Friday in a bid to avert a strike by train drivers at Irish Rail in a dispute over the mentoring of new driving staff. Las(...)

Train drivers overwhelmingly rejected a deal earlier this week which would have seen them receive a special 1.15 per cent pay rise for past productivity. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The prospect of further industrial relations trouble on the State’s railways has increased after management at Irish Rail indicated that it would requ(...)

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