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Luas Broombridge Railway order welcomed by RPA

Industry news, News  •  3 August 2012  •  Railway Procurement Agency (RPA)

RPA welcomes the granting of a railway order for Luas Broombridge…

The last Citadis tramway delivered to RPA in Dublin

Industry news, News  •  27 December 2010  •  Alstom

On 20 December 2010, Alstom handed over the 66th Citadis tram to the Railway Procurement Agency (RPA) in Dublin, at the Sandyford maintenance depot…

Integrated ticketing for Ireland

Issue 1 2006, Past issues  •  31 March 2006  •  John Churcher, Integrated Ticketing System’s team, Railway Procurement Agency (RPA)

The RPA believes that the Integrated Ticketing System will completely change the way that the general public views public transport across Ireland. It will have such a profound impact that it will be hard to imagine travelling without smart cards.

In 2002, I was invited to review the business case analysis for the surface transport Integrated Ticketing Scheme for Ireland. I did not know then that I was destined to join the Railway Procurement Agency (RPA) in Dublin, and to become the Technical Manager for the design and development of that scheme.