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Dublin Bus taken to court by private bus operators

The private operators who were complaining about anti-competitive practices alledgedly in operation by Dublin Bus are finally taking their case to the courts. We will be watching with interest. The Irish Times report: PRIVATE BUS operators Circleline and Mortons Coaches have lodged a multimillion euro law suit against Dublin Bus alleging anti-competitive practices on bus […]

Circle Line bus company ceases operations in Dublin

Meanwhile the Department of Transport drop it’s objection to the 41X going via Dublin’s Port Tunnel A statement was issued this morning by Circle Line, the private bus company serving Lucan and Celbridge, announcing that they are to cease operations. If ever you needed an example as to why a privatised bus service is a […]

Government policy continues to neglect the bus

Opposition to privatisation gone to ground awaiting Brennan’s next move Figures released this month show what we were already beginning to suspect, some of the traffic measures put in place in Dublin last year are starting to bear fruit. With some of the most popular journeys on the bus now taking half the time than […]

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 […]