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Numbers using public transport rise by 3.6% in 2015

Luas saw the biggest rise in passenger numbers with growth of six per cent

5th January, 2016
Bus Éireann carried 30.2 million passengers last year Pic: RollingNews.ie

All public transport operators carried more passengers last year as the numbers using buses, trams and trains rose by 3.6 per cent to 224.1 million, new figures show.

The National Transport Authority's (NTA) 2015 figures showed that Dublin Bus, which carries more than half of all public transport passengers in Ireland, had 119.5 million passengers last year, a rise of 2.8 per cent despite the ongoing Luas construction works in Dublin city centre.

Luas saw the biggest rise in passengers...

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