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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C
# bus strike
Irish Rail and Dublin Bus back to normal for the journey home
Earlier, rail and Dublin Bus workers refused to pass Bus Éireann pickets, causing confusion for morning commuters.

IRISH RAIL AND Dublin Bus are expected to continue as normal for the rest of the day.

This morning, Irish Rail and Dublin Bus drivers caused confusion when they wouldn’t pass Bus Éireann pickets in what was an unannounced strike.

This action lasted until 10am this morning – after rush hour had ended.

At 5.25pm today, Irish Rail said:

Iarnród Éireann apologises to customers - due to secondary picketing associated with the Bus Éireann dispute at a number of locations, there was extensive disruption to rail services this morning.
Services have now resumed.  We will update this page and Twitter with the latest information.

Dublin Bus said that there were earlier delays, but that services have since resumed.

Bus Éireann strikes continue as the stand-off between management and workers over pay conditions and proposed strategies to save the company from failing.

Private bus operators are not affected, but city bus services in Cork, Galway Limerick and Waterford are all out of action as they are run by Bus Éireann.

This evening, union Siptu has announced that they will ballot school bus drivers to join the ongoing indefinite strike action – which up until now has been unaffected by the strike action.

As it happened: Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services return to normal after rush hour chaos

Read: Bus Éireann strikes show ‘contempt’ for the public: Businesses hit out at dispute

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