New bus and rail smartcards will not be integrated tickets

Two state-owned transport companies look set to bring in new smartcard systems that passengers will not be able to use for both bus and rail services.

20th January, 2007

Two state-owned transport companies look set to bring in new smartcard systems that passengers will not be able to use for both bus and rail services.

This is despite an integration scheme for Dublin, which was first announced in 1999.

Dublin Bus and Iarnrod Eireann will introduce their own electronic smartcards with the consent of the Department of Transport.

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