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04 January 2019 05:25 Coveney cautious on proposal for Cork light rail system

Tánaiste Simon Coveney is keen to see Cork city get a light rail system, but admits the viability of such a project is still under consideration. His remarks will help fuel further support for the city to get its own Luas, a development the government has committed to considering in the years ahead. “What we’ve agreed to in the 2040 plan is that we would 62

03 January 2019 10:42 Union calls for safety screens on buses following spate of assaults

A number of Bus Eireann drivers are on sick leave following assaults by passengers. There were seven assaults on drivers in the last couple of months alone. The National Bus and Rail Union is calling for safety screens to be retro-fitted to the entire bus fleet. Union Representative Stephen Nugent said drivers can also be easily robbed. Mr Nugent said: "Only 60

06 December 2018 10:09 Shane Ross criticised for €5m spend on diesel buses

The Government has been criticised over plans to spend €5 million on diesel buses. Transport Minister Shane Ross says the Government will transition to a green fleet and the use of electric buses, but not until after July 2019. Minister Shane Ross says it is "very regrettable" that buses ordered and due to be delivered over the next couple of months 22

02 December 2018 12:08 Here's the breakdown of improvements Dublin bus commuters are to experience from today

Four more bus routes are to switch from Dublin Bus to Go-Ahead Ireland from today, in a move that will see improved services, not just on these routes, but in other parts of the network too. From today, routes 17A, 33A, 33B and 102 will be operated under the Transport for Ireland brand by Go-Ahead Ireland, and passengers on these routes will see immediate 28

30 November 2018 14:34 Madrid launches ban on most polluting cars

Madrid has activated an anti-pollution order that significantly restricts private vehicles in the city centre, including a total ban on the most polluting cars. The much-debated plan establishes a 472-hectare low-emission zone in the heart of the Spanish capital. Petrol vehicles manufactured before 2000 and diesel ones registered prior to 2006 are banned 37

22 November 2018 08:41 Fire crews called to blaze at London bus depot after ‘huge explosions’ heard

The sound of “huge” explosions has been heard in south-east London after fire broke out at a bus depot. Dozens of firefighters were “working hard” to tackle the blaze, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) said. Eleven buses have gone up in flames so far at the garage at Farnborough Hill, Orpington. Locals reported hearing several loud bangs as the vehicles 42

19 November 2018 20:54 4,000 flee eruption by Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire

About 4,000 residents have fled Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire as red-hot rock and ash spewed into the sky and cascaded down the slopes towards an area devastated by a deadly eruption earlier this year. Guatemala’s volcanology unit said explosions from the 12,300ft high mountain shook homes with “constant sounds similar to a train locomotive 30

06 November 2018 07:37 Dublin City Council spends almost €1.5m on College Green Plaza project

Dublin City Council has spent almost €1.5m on the College Green Plaza project so far. At a meeting last night, a number of councillors say the project 'must not be abandoned'. The project was refused permission by An Bord Pleanala three weeks ago, due to concerns about traffic and transport. Plans for the plaza would see a ban on all traffic including 25

18 October 2018 07:10 Children rescued after bus crash in Tyrone

Children from a special needs school were involved in a road accident yesterday when their school bus was in a crash with another vehicle. The minibus was travelling along the Knockmany Road before the accident at the junction with the Ballymagowan Road between Augher and Clogher in Co Tyrone. Pictures taken from the scene show the school minibus was left on its roof in the garden 16

21 September 2018 12:37 People advised to leave plenty of time to travel for Liam Miller game

Gardai in Cork are advising people heading to the Liam Miller Tribute match next week to leave plenty of time to travel. Thousands are expected to attend the charity match at Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Tuesday. Shuttle buses to the stadium will operate from the city centre and Kent train station, while parking restrictions and special taxi zones will be in place 5