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# transdev - Thursday 23 July, 2020

'Look twice and think twice': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses Safety Appeal This post contains videos

'Look twice and think twice': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses

There were 11 incidents in which the Luas made contact with vehicles from January to June of this year.

# transdev - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Luas Green Line services resume after power failure

Fine Gael Senator Neale Richmond has called on Transdev to explain the delays over the Christmas period.

# transdev - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour'

In one case, an eight-year-old girl had beer contents splashed on her.

# transdev - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Transdev confirm investigation underway after incident at Bluebell Luas stop

The altercation occurred at Bluebell Luas stop on Friday.

# transdev - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Significant delays to Luas Green Line this morning after technical fault

“We apologise for any inconvenience caused,” Luas said.

# transdev - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses Safety Campaign This post contains videos

'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses

Two pedestrians died after being struck by trams in separate incidents earlier this year.

# transdev - Thursday 9 May, 2019

'Heavy delays' to Luas red line services due to issue with overhead wires this morning

Dublin Bus is accepting Luas tickets for the duration of the disruption.

# transdev - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

'They'll spot you': Luas warning commuters about plain clothes ticket inspectors

A new campaign by the private operator was launched earlier this month.

# transdev - Thursday 6 December, 2018

This Luas is being filled with essential gifts for people in emergency accommodation

A Dublin homeless charity has joined forces with Luas again to help people in need this Christmas.

# transdev - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Luas drivers could take industrial action because new routes are messing with their lunch

Trade union Siptu has taken operator Transdev to the Labour Court over the ‘cooler bag’ dispute.

# transdev - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Maynooth SU president who lost €75k defamation case against Luas operator launches appeal

In dismissing Leon Diop’s original case, the judge said that no words were spoken to Leon Diop that were defamatory.

# transdev - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

See anti-social behaviour on the Luas? New service offers a 'simple, discreet way' to report it

Operator Transdev has created a new text service for people to report instances of anti-social behaviour.

# transdev - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'People throw bananas at you or tell you to go back to your country just for asking to see a ticket'

At the launch of a new anti-racism campaign on the transport network, we caught up with workers who described the abuse they’ve received.

# transdev - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Do you use these buses in Dublin? A new operator on 10% of routes will be announced today

The ones out to tender are suburban routes that do not travel into the city centre.

# transdev - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Video: Luas releases footage of near misses with cyclists

The Luas operator said, “The trams are very much a part of Dublin’s transport infrastructure and this type of cyclist behaviour is irresponsible.”

# transdev - Monday 10 July, 2017

Two investigations launched into Luas collision in which woman died

The woman was hit by Luas just after midnight on Friday night at St James Walk, Rialto, Dublin 8.

# transdev - Monday 10 April, 2017

From December, this is what the Luas map will look like

From December, you’ll be able to take the Luas to Cabra, Grangegorman, the GPO and Trinity College.

# transdev - Friday 16 December, 2016

Complaint upheld after children were fined for riding Luas for free

The children misunderstood a message that advertised free park and ride facilities.

# transdev - Monday 27 June, 2016

Dublin Bus workers are looking for a 30% pay rise in line with Luas staff

The NBRU said that drivers have not ruled out industrial action in pursuit of their claim.

# transdev - Friday 3 June, 2016

The Luas drivers have voted to accept the Labour Court pay recommendations

The news comes after four months of industrial action

# transdev - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Michael O'Leary on Luas drivers - "I'd sack the lot of them"

The Ryanair CEO wasn’t mincing his words today.

# transdev - Monday 30 May, 2016

The Labour Court has recommended an 18.3% pay increase for Luas drivers

Union Siptu now says that it will put the recommended increase to its members.

# transdev - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Luas strikes planned for tomorrow and Friday have been called off

Good news for commuters, students – and fans of Bruce Springsteen.

# transdev - Friday 20 May, 2016

Annoyed at the ongoing Luas strikes? Apply for a refund

Today marks the 12th day of strikes in the ongoing dispute.

# transdev - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

How did it come to this?: The many twists of the never-ending Luas strike

The ongoing Luas dispute continues to cause headaches for commuters, with more strikes planned.

# transdev - Monday 16 May, 2016

Transdev planning to bid for bus routes set to be tendered this year

The French-based company currently operates the Luas service.

# transdev - Friday 13 May, 2016

The Luas is shut down again today, but is there any hope of a resolution?

Both sides of the dispute have firmly dug their heels in.

# transdev - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Don't forget - there's another Luas strike tomorrow

The company has also written to staff urging them to reconsider their industrial action.

# transdev - Friday 29 April, 2016

Dispute escalates: Luas drivers have pay cut by 10% from today

Transdev said the reduction reflects the “additional operational and payroll costs” involved in dealing with drivers’ work-to-rule action.

# transdev - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Luas user? Remember that drivers are striking again today

Siptu members at the company are taking action for better pay and conditions.

# transdev - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

If you get the Luas, you need alternative plans tomorrow

Transdev this week walked out of talks in which drivers asked for a 26.5% pay increase.

# transdev - Monday 25 April, 2016

Luas talks break down after company rejects 26.5% pay claim

The deal will include a €750 payment at the end of this year.

# transdev - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Luas workers set to enter two days of meetings at Liberty Hall with union bosses

Employees will be briefed on the state of talks with company Transdev.

# transdev - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Transdev says it has had "positive" talks with Luas workers - but not drivers

Talks with drivers have yet to be scheduled.

# transdev - Monday 18 April, 2016

Luas strike scheduled for this weekend called off

Trade union Siptu has cancelled the 48-hour work stoppage.

# transdev - Friday 15 April, 2016

Transport Minister not happy with Luas operator on plans to dock workers' pay

The minister has also defended himself against claims made by Siptu.

# transdev - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Update: All Luas staff placed on protective notice with immediate effect

Siptu has said the letter has the potential to “create conditions for a shutdown” of the Luas service.

# transdev - Monday 11 April, 2016

Luas talks broke down almost as soon as they started

The two sides are believed to be “very far apart”.

# transdev - Thursday 7 April, 2016

'Most people don't support us but no transport dispute is ever popular'

Siptu defends its announcement of further strike action in the absence of an agreement with Luas management.

# transdev - Friday 1 April, 2016

'I won’t be told by anybody that I’m biased' - Luas strike mediator hits back at Jack O'Connor

Workplace Relations Commission chief Kieran Mulvey and Siptu head O’Connor have been trading barbs today over the Luas strikes.

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