Translink - Articles and news items

Translink Group upgrades WiFi on its trains, buses and coaches

Industry news  •  28 February 2017  •  Rachael Harper

The Translink Group (the main public transport provider in Northern Ireland) has partnered with Nomad Digital to offer state-of-the-art WiFi on its trains, buses and coaches.

TransLink orders 28 cars for Vancouver’s SkyTrain network

Industry news  •  20 December 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Translink, Vancouver’s regional transport authority, has ordered 28 next-generation Bombardier INNOVIA Metro 300 vehicles for operation on the city’s SkyTrain network.

£45m smart ticketing investment to transform public transport in Northern Ireland

Industry news  •  6 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

A £45 million investment programme to deliver smart ticketing across public transport in Northern Ireland’s was announced on 06 September by Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard.

Belfast Transport Hub regeneration project gets underway

Industry news  •  10 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Belfast Transport Hub Regeneration Project has entered an important phase of work with demolition beginning on the main construction site area situated along Grosvenor Road in the City Centre.

Journey Planning ‘on the go’ with new app

Industry news, News  •  4 July 2013  •  Aiken PR

Bus & rail passengers throughout Northern Ireland can now plan their journey from their mobile device with the launch of a new app…

Minister Kennedy announces £29 million investment in Translink buses

Industry news, News  •  25 September 2012  •  Translink

Transport Minister Danny Kennedy announced a £29 million investment in new Goldline and Metro buses for Northern Ireland….

More people choosing passenger transport as bus and rail passenger numbers exceed targets

Industry news, News  •  18 July 2012  •  Translink

Publication of Translink Annual Review 2011/12…

Translink Northern Ireland choses Parkeon hand-held technology

Industry news, News  •  18 May 2012  •  Harvest Marketing Communications

Following a competitive tender, Parkeon Transit has won a contract with Translink…

Rail travel at the touch of a button as Translink introduce mobile ticketing

Industry news, News  •  9 January 2012  •  Aiken PR

Rail passengers in Northern Ireland can now take advantage of “on the go” ticketing with the launch of mLink…

European delegation views proposed plans for Antrim Bus and Rail Station

Industry news, News  •  10 June 2011  •  Translink

Plans for the construction of a new modern and sustainable passenger facility…

iLink – a new era in smartcard technology for Northern Ireland

Issue 6 2009, Past issues  •  22 December 2009  •  Catherine Mason, Group Chief Executive, Translink

Translink is the main provider of public transport in Northern Ireland incorporating Metro, NI Railways and Ulsterbus services. Our success is clearest in the growing numbers of passengers travelling on our bus and train services. Over 80 million passenger journeys per year are now made with Translink – a rise of more than eight million in the last four years alone.

Translink aims to provide integrated travel solutions that are attractive, sustainable and good value. We recognise that our bus and rail services enrich the economy, the environment and the life of the community in a sustainable fashion through innovation, service quality and value for money.