Transport

Bus Éireann needs to get to grips with service disruption – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD has warned that Bus Éireann needs to overcome the recent spate of disruption to routes if passengers are to retain confidence in its services. Deputy Troy made the comments following a week of disruption to services in Cavan, Meath, Westmeath, Monaghan and Kildare. “Thousands of passengers have been left without a reliable bus service over the last week in large parts of the country. Passengers have reported that many Bus Éireann services have been running severely behind schedule. In many instances buses have simply failed to...
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Rail commuters face travel chaos as Ross takes hands off approach – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD has criticised Minister Shane Ross for the approach he has taken in dealing with difficulties facing Irish Rail. Deputy Troy made the comments after officials at SIPTU and the NBRU confirmed that they would ballot the 4,000 strong workforce at Irish Rail for strike action. Deputy Troy said, “Minister Ross has known about the profound difficulties facing Irish Rail since taking office over a year ago. However he has failed to take any steps to help pave a sustainable way forward for the company. Fianna...
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