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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… [more]


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… [more]


Changes to the Fees Applicable to Public Bus Passenger Service Licences

On January 1st 2019, the fees applicable to Public Bus Passenger Service Licences will change. On 14 May 2018, the National Transport Authority launched a public consultation on its proposals. The consultation was publicised through the Authority’s website and through direct email to current licence holders and industry groups. Four submissions were received. The Authority… [more]


BusConnects Corridor Plans Will Reduce Journey Times For Commuters

CEO of The National Transport Authority, Anne Graham speaking at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism, discussing National Transport Authority plans to create Dublin Core Bus Corridors. Thank you for the invitation to attend. I am joined by my colleague Hugh Creegan, Deputy CEO of the NTA. I understand that the Committee wishes to… [more]


Low Emission Bus Trial

The National Transport Authority, in partnership with The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann, recently launched the Low Emission Bus Trial, to test a range of technologies and fuels under real-driving conditions on selected Dublin and Cork routes. Supported by the Green Public Transport Fund, full electric, hybrid-electric, hydrogen and… [more]


New fleet and improved bus services for Waterford City

Services to operate later in the evening & on Sunday for the first time – 17 new State-of-the-art vehicles – 21 new jobs created Bus Éireann, in conjunction with the National Transport Authority (NTA) are pleased to announce the introduction of an enhanced Waterford city service commencing from Sunday, December 9th 2018. This enhanced network will… [more]


Greater Frequency and New Route Among Improvements for Bus Customers in Dublin

New bus link to Luas and improved bus services for north county commuters from Sunday. Four more bus routes switched from Dublin Bus to Go-Ahead Ireland last Sunday December 2nd, in a move that will see improved services, not just on these routes, but in other parts of the network too. Since Sunday, routes 17A,… [more]


New Public Transport Fares Take Effect From Saturday

No changes to daily and weekly Leap Card fare caps. The new public transport fares announced by NTA on 18th October, take effect starting this weekend. The process of the simplification of public transport fares in the Dublin area continues with new fares for Bus, Luas, Dart and commuter rail taking a step towards a… [more]


Improved Bus Services for North County Commuters from Sunday

Four more bus routes are to switch from Dublin Bus to Go-Ahead Ireland from Sunday December 2nd, in a move that will see improved services, not just on these routes, but in other parts of the network too. From Sunday, routes 17A, 33A, 33B and 102 will be operated under the ‘Transport for Ireland’ livery… [more]


NTA Launches Public Consultation on Phase One of The Core Bus Corridors Project

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has today unveiled details of phase one of the BusConnects Core Bus Corridors project with the publication of the Emerging Preferred routes for four of the sixteen previously announced routes. Routes in phase one of the project include Clongriffin to the city centre; Swords to the city centre; Blanchardstown to… [more]