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Archive for June, 2003

LUAS firm loses British rail franchise

From iol.ie: The company awarded the contract to operate the LUAS system in Dublin has been stripped of a multi-billion pound rail franchise in Britain. French firm Connex, which operated trains in south-east England, lost the franchise after failing to meet targets for improving its service. The company’s heavy dependence on subsidies from the British […]

Anti-Privatisation Public Meeting

The first of many public meetings, organised to oppose the privatisation of Dublin Bus, took place on Tuesday night (10/06/2003) in the Teachers Club, on Parnell Square West, and BUSRAGE was there to report on proceedings. Speakers were Mick Faherty (NBRU asst general secretary), Bill McCamley (SIPTU CIE director worker), Ciaran Nolan (from UCD) and […]