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Passengers respond positively to face covering requirement with 90% compliance on some services

  Public transport customers are responding positively to the requirement to wear face coverings, with up to 90% compliance on some services. Last week the Government announced that as part of Phase Three of the Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business, and with demand growing steadily, capacity on buses, trains, and trams was to increase… [more]


COVID-19 Service Information Update

Last updated: 4:40 PM on 28/06/20 On Monday June 29th, Ireland will enter Phase 3 of the Government’s roadmap for reopening society and business. In line with Government guidance, wearing a face covering is mandatory on public transport from Monday 29th June. Many public transport timetables have already returned to normal. As capacity increases the… [more]


Face coverings to be compulsory on Public Transport as capacity increases

  In line with the beginning of phase three of the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business, and with growing demand for our services, capacity on public transport will be increased from tomorrow (Monday 29th). Up to this, as a result of social distancing restrictions, capacity on public transport has been limited to about… [more]


Face Coverings to be compulsory on Public Transport

Last updated: 4:55 PM on 28/06/20 On Monday June 29th, Ireland will enter Phase 3 of the Government’s roadmap for reopening society and business. In line with Government guidance, wearing a face covering is mandatory on public transport from Monday 29th June. Doing so will increase protection for other passengers and our staff across the… [more]


NCTS Statement 27 June

  “Press Statement 27 June 2020   Vehicle Owners Reminded of 4 Month Test Extension and 16 NCT Test Centres re-opening on Monday 29 June     The National Car Testing Service (NCTS) has now updated all records for those customers’ vehicles that qualified for the 4 month test extension as announced by the Minister… [more]


Public transport service levels to increase from Monday to accommodate essential journeys

Services on public transport will increase from Monday as part of Phase 2 of the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business. Services provided for Iarnród Éireann, Dublin Bus, Go-Ahead Ireland and Bus Éireann were reduced by approximately 20% in the first week of April in response to the Covid crisis. Under those revised schedules,… [more]


Introductory Statement from Anne Graham, Chief Executive Officer, National Transport Authority

  Chairperson and members of the committee, thank you for the invitation to attend. I understand that the Committee wishes to focus upon the current situation pertaining to travel restrictions with specific reference to the use of public transport by those returning to work. Public Transport Journeys Prior to this crisis, the Authority had been… [more]


Dublin Mobility Plan a Key Step in Bringing Vibrancy Back to City – Ross

  Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport Shane Ross has welcomed the publication today, by Dublin City Council (DCC) and the National Transport Authority (NTA), a framework of proposals to address the new and urgent needs relating to commercial activity and mobility in Dublin City Centre, which have emerged as a result of the Covid-19… [more]


COVID-19: Public Transport to Continue to Follow Government and Health Guidelines in Phase One of Reopening

Over the course of the COVID-19 crisis, the National Transport Authority (NTA) has worked closely with the Department of Transport, Tourism, and Sport and our transport operators to continue to provide public transport services for essential trips. In doing so, we continued to follow the guidance from the Department of Health in order to mitigate… [more]


Taxsaver Customers to be Offered Extra Months Free Travel

  The National Transport Authority has today provided an outline as to how TaxSaver customers are to be accommodated. Many holders of TaxSaver tickets have been unable to avail of public transport services as a result of restrictions being put in place in response to the Covid-19 crisis. NTA along with the transport operators and… [more]