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Brittany Ferries Cancellation of Sailings Cork to Roscoff

Update 29th May 2019 KNOW YOUR RIGHTS IF AFFECTED BY BRITTANY FERRIES CANCELLATION OF SAILINGS ON THE PONT AVEN FROM CORK – ROSCOFF – CORK AND SAILINGS ON THE CONNEMARA FROM CORK – SANTANDER – CORK The National Transport Authority as the designated enforcement body for the purposes of Regulation (EU) No. 1177/2010 of the…

Tender process begins for the largest and greenest fleet order in Irish public transport history

The process to order the largest and greenest fleet in Irish public transport history gets underway today as Iarnród Éireann, supported by the National Transport Authority (NTA), seeks expressions of interest from global train manufacturers for up to 600 electric / battery-electric powered carriages over a 10-year timescale. DART Expansion, a €2 billion investment under…

County Limerick and North Cork Transport Group sign agreement with the National Transport Authority for Transport Coordination Unit functions in Limerick and Clare

The County Limerick and North Cork Transport Group and the National Transport Authority (NTA) have signed the funding agreement relating to the operation of Transport Coordination Unit (TCU) functions covering the Limerick and Clare areas. Now known as Local Link Limerick Clare, the voluntary, not-for-profit, community organisation was last month selected as preferred bidder under…

MORE PEOPLE THAN EVER USING PUBLIC TRANSPORT TO GET INTO DUBLIN CITY

  Car commuting continues to decline The number of people travelling into Dublin’s city centre using bus, train or Luas in the morning peak has reached record levels, according to figures being published today by Dublin City Council and the National Transport Authority. The figures are included in the Canal Cordon Report, 2018 on mode…

NTA ADDRESSING GAPS ARISING FROM PARTIAL WITHDRAWAL OF SERVICES ON BUS ROUTE 735

No legislative powers to refuse application to withdraw services The National Transport Authority is putting in place measures that will address gaps in service arising from the decision by Kenneally’s Bus Service Ltd. T/A JJ Kavanagh & Sons to withdraw service from a number of intermediate locations along bus route 735 from April 16th. It…

NTA appoint Contractor for Mobile Ticketing System

The National Transport Authority has announced that the contract to supply and maintain a mobile ticketing solution for public transport has been awarded to Cubic Transportation Systems Ltd. The contract will provide a number of key services required to operate and administer the system. Cubic will be responsible for providing a mobile phone application that will enable…

Clarification on Taxi Driver Investigation

Licensing of taxi drivers falls under the remit of An Garda Síochána rather than the National Transport Authority “Operation Vantage” is an operation which has been running for a number of years and is not related solely to taxis, being a wider immigration enquiry, although yesterday’s operation was focussed on Small Public Service Vehicle (SPSV)…

Nine Further Bus Routes in Dublin Switching to Go-Ahead Ireland

Improved bus services bring better integration with Dart Nine more bus routes are to switch from Dublin Bus to Go-Ahead Ireland from Sunday 20 January in a move that will see improved services, across the Transport for Ireland bus network in the capital. From Sunday, routes 17, 104, 114, 161, 220, 236, 238, 239 and…

Further Growth in Passenger Journey Numbers on ‘Transport For Ireland’ Subsidised Services

16 million more passengers use public transport in 2018 266,000,000 passenger journeys were provided by Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, Iarnród Éireann, Luas and Go-Ahead Ireland on ‘Transport For Ireland’ Public Service Obligation (PSO) services in 2018. That’s an increase of almost 16 million, or 6.28% compared to 2017. The preliminary full-year figures for each of…