Friday February 28, 2020

British firm eyes entry into Irish rail services

Go-Ahead Ireland runs several public bus routes here. Its parent company, Go-Ahead Group, operates both trains and buses in Britain and Europe

24th February, 2019
Ed Wills, managing director of Go-Ahead Ireland Picture: Fergal Phillips

Ireland's rail services could be in for a shake-up, as a major British transport company has said it would be interested in operating trains here.

Go-Ahead Ireland runs several public bus routes here. Its parent company, Go-Ahead Group, operates both trains and buses in Britain and Europe.

Ed Wills, managing director of Go-Ahead Ireland, said the firm would be interested in operating trains here if rail services go out to tender.

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