Public Transport Fares Set To Rise Above Inflation

Public transport fares are expected to rise by 1 to 1.5% above inflation next year, the National Transport Authority has said.

The fares are set to rise in an effort to restore the finances of Iarnrod Eireann, Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus – the CIE group of companies.

It is expected that cash fares will see the biggest increase, but this will be tempered by greater availability of the Leap smart-transport travel cards, which will be fully rolled out to Dublin, Galway, Cork, Limerick and Waterford by the end of next year.


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