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# Dublin Bus

Last week
26th November 2023 - 9th December 2023
'Too many cars' on our roads hampering public transport, Dublin Bus CEO to tell TDs
Billy Hann will also tell the Transport Committee about being “forced off the streets” by the riots in the city centre last week.
Last month
November 2023
A number of transport disruptions in aftermath of riots in Dublin
Luas and Dublin Bus are running on restricted routes in certain areas.
This year
Delays expected in Phoenix Park as construction begins on temporary bus stops
There will be seven stops within the park, including stops at Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Roundabout and Phoenix Park Visitor Centre.
Dublin Bus confirms 16 bus drivers have faced dismissal over mobile phone use
10 of those were successful at having their dismissal at the appeal stage overturned.
Minister for Disabilities launches public transport initiative for people with autism
Minister for State Anne Rabbitte said she ‘expects ministers to have a very open door’ for her when she seeks a disability package in the next budget.
How have other countries managed contactless bus payments while Ireland has not?
The National Transport Authority recently said it would take “years” for the service to be rolled out.
Contactless payments on buses to be trialled from the end of May
The project is said to be at an “advanced stage”.
Man falsely claimed he was injured in a collision between a bus and a car
The man claimed he had suffered soft tissue injuries including to his shoulders during the collision but had been standing on a nearby footpath when it happened.
Bus passenger numbers on public transport network return to pre-pandemic levels
In November 2022, Bus Eireann carried 3.5 million passengers, surpassing comparable figures from 2019.
Dublin Bus services to be suspended in west Tallaght from this evening
The NBRU general secretary said a ‘very small minority’ are damaging the ‘ability of Dublin Bus to provide a proper public transport service’.
Last year
Contactless and phone payment trial on buses expected in early 2023, says Eamon Ryan
Ryan admitted that the bus service IT system has been “creaking” and that it needs to be replaced and modernised.
Dublin Bus to apologise for service disruption in recent months
The Joint Oireachtas Transport Committee will hear from the new Chief Executive of Dublin Bus.
Investigation launched after Dublin Bus filmed driving down footpath to avoid traffic
The incident happened on Tuesday morning in the Dublin 6 area.
Dublin Bus apologises for 'real-time' issues as staffing crisis could delay BusConnects roll-out
Dublin Bus has 150 vacancies to fill, while Go-Ahead has 45 roles.
Teen pleads guilty to stealing double-decker bus for 30 minutes
The court heard that the teenager, who had left his care facility in Cork, managed to get the bus started.
Poll: Should Ireland have a dedicated transport police?
A man was headbutted while on a Dublin Bus at the weekend.
'I could feel blood splattering on me': Man (26) suffers homophobic assault on Dublin Bus
The incident happened in the early hours of yesterday morning.
More 24-hour Dublin buses to be rolled out in autumn
Increase in late-night services across the public transport network is being kept under review, Dept of Transport tells The Journal.
Man who said he was thrown off a bus over 50c loses damages claim
The Circuit Civil Court has heard that Pawel Szewczyk had been involved in disputes with a number of drivers.
Bohemians unveil latest jersey inspired by Dublin Bus seat design
The club will wear it in this year’s FAI Cup with 10% of all sales donated to charity partners LGBT Ireland and ShoutOut.
Contactless and smartphone payments on Dublin Bus may be possible 'late next year'
Dublin Bus CEO Ray Coyne also said that any decision to go fully cashless would be taken by government.
Dublin Bus fares can't be cut before May as on-board machines need to be manually recalibrated
Every ticket machine in every bus has to be manually tweaked to deal with the technical upgrade.
Cost of taxsaver tickets to be reduced by 20% in April as part of cost of living measures
A full 20% reduction in public transport costs is set to be implemented in May.
The Dublin Bus Nitelink service will recommence this Friday
The services were cancelled indefinitely in mid-December as Covid-19 restrictions were reimposed.
All time
Dublin Bus cancels Nitelink buses indefinitely from Thursday
A timetable for the Nitelink services’ operating hours over Christmas had been published last week.
Leap Card users can avail of a new '90-minute fare' from today
Any number of journeys taken within 90 minutes will cost a flat rate of €2.30.
SIPTU is calling for reduced passenger numbers on public transport 'for safety'
The trade union said its representatives had written today to Transport Minister Eamon Ryan
Public transport services return to full capacity today for the first time in over a year
Masks are still a requirement across public transport.
‘No-one is listening’: Dublin Bus drivers ask minister to listen to concerns on work changes
Drivers say they may be forced to drive multiple different routes with a more unpredictable schedule.
'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?
With fewer people commuting to work, how will public transport finances and services look in future?
Dublin Bus launches investigation over claims driver 'slut-shamed' woman trying to board bus
The incident happened on Saturday morning.
BusConnects: H Spine towards Howth and Malahide to begin from Sunday
The landmark BusConnects plan involves investments in fleet and infrastructure as well as a redesign of Dublin’s bus network.
Dublin Bus passenger attacked with punches to head and body during row over face masks
A man has been charged with assault after causing harm to the passenger.
Reduced timetables to be implemented by bus operators in Dublin
Dublin Bus timetables will be reduced next Monday, while Go-Ahead timetables will be reduced on 25 January.
Here's how public transport will look over the Christmas period
Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and Irish Rail are operating revised schedules.
New 24-hour bus service to launch in Dublin next weekend
The 39a will run every half hour between 11.30pm and 5am.
Just under €500k was collected in fare evasion fines on public transport during the pandemic
Capacity on public transport services was greatly reduced after the arrival of Covid-19.
Bus drivers describe 'mayhem' as Level 5 reduces public transport capacity
The NRBU has called for staggered school and work times to manage public transport demand.
Eight people injured, two seriously, in crash involving a Dublin Bus and a car in south Dublin
The incident happened late last night on Northumberland Road.
Anti-social behaviour and bus curtailments: Efforts to tackle problem in Tallaght a 'great success', union says
The NBRU praised the strong collaboration at local level at helping to address the problem.