CIE to apply for hike in bus and rail fares




Commuters can expect to be hit with higher bus and rail prices from next year.

CIE is reported to be making an application to the National Transport Authority in July to hike fares across its network.

It is said to be a bid to encourage passengers to use pre-paid tickets and Leap cards instead, which will incur cheaper fares.

The reports come on the back of yesterday's deal between unions and management at Bus Eireann on a €5m cost-cutting plan.


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