Thursday 27 April 2017

Commuters again held to ransom in rail row

'Every stoppage causes chaos, as clogged-up roads and crowded buses cannot cope with the impact'
'Every stoppage causes chaos, as clogged-up roads and crowded buses cannot cope with the impact'
Editorial

Editorial

Another Friday, and another warning to train passengers by Iarnród Éireann to make alternative travel plans.

Whatever the outcome of the talks, threats of more three-hour stoppages by drivers who are members of Siptu and the NBRU in the run-up to Christmas amount to a gross "disservice" to the public, which is paying for a service .

The dispute centres on payment for past productivity measures by drivers and a reduction in working hours.

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