Overcrowded trains will soon be thing of past, vows Irish Rail boss

Investment plan for rail transport will rectify many current issues

Jim Meade CEO of Iarnrod Eireann/Irish Rail pictured the the yard of Connolly Station. Photograph by Gerry Mooney

Caroline O’Doherty

First, let’s look at the Ryanair comparisons. How come a flight to (you can insert any number of European cities here) can be had for the price of a pint and a bag of crisps but it costs (insert outrageous figure here) to get to Dublin by train?