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€21m loss prompts change of direction for Irish Rail

Irish Rail is hiring consultants for a new programme to boost flagging revenues following losses of €21 million last year

3rd February, 2013

Irish Rail is hiring consultants for a new programme to boost flagging revenues. The CIE company lost €21 million last year, and wants to increase passenger numbers in a bid to return to profitability in 2016.

The company has issued a tender notice seeking a market consultation for a new Customer First programme. Planned ways of increasing revenue include providing improved services such as faster journey times; fare promotions for online, family and student customers; and...

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