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East Bridge Street
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|Translink is the brand name of the 3 operating companies which operate scheduled bus and rail services in Northern Ireland, including cross-border and cross-channel links.|
The Metro Network offers better services for more people, operating a guaranteed high-frequency service of between 5 to 10 minutes during the day over the core portion of the corridor, Monday to Saturday. A reduced frequency service operates on Sundays.
All buses travelling inbound stop in the City Centre before travelling on to their new destination. All services on the high frequency Metro corridors are fully accessible, operated by low floor vehicles and display their route number and destination information.
Metro timetables are available free of charge from the Metro Kiosk at Donegall Square West and are colour-coded for each of the 12 corridors
Ulsterbus operates over 300 services to towns and villages across Northern Ireland as well as services to and from Belfast. 70 % of Ulsterbus services are fully accessible with low floor vehicles and all buses display their route number and destination information.
Goldline offers great value, fast and frequent services, in comfortable coaches on key routes around Northern Ireland, to Dublin Airport and Dublin City Centre.
Goldline delivers safe, reliable and punctual services, providing passengers with attractive and affordable journeys across the network.
Goldline Express cross-border services operate into the Republic of Ireland linking with the Bus Éireann network.
About NI Railways
NI Railways has 17 staffed stations and 5 staffed halts throughout the network; all lines offer a combination of express services and trains that stop at each halt and station, with up to 6 and 7 trains operating per hour at peak times on key commuter lines.
Class 3000 (C3K) CAF trains operate mainly on the Bangor, Portadown and Londonderry Lines. Class 80 and 450 trains are used on the Larne Line and Portrush branch line. 20 new state-of-the-art trains are due to arrive and go into service between 2011 and 2013, replacing 13 older models and operating alongside the existing fleet of 23 C3K trains. All our trains and facilities are accessible to wheelchair users.
The Enterprise cross-border rail service offers both 1st Plus and Enterprise Class accommodation with a catering bar and trolley service in operation on most scheduled services. Individual seats may be reserved free of charge if you are travelling 1st Plus.
Passengers in possession of a valid Enterprise ticket can also travel free of charge on the DART between Connolly Station and Tara Street/Pearse Stations; and travel into Belfast City Centre free of charge on Metro bus services from the bus-stop at the front of Central Station.
Cross Channel Services
Travel in total comfort by coach to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Carlisle, Manchester, Birmingham and London. Connections also available to mainland Europe.
About NIR Travel
A division of NI Railways, NIR Travel is Northern Ireland's leading operator of short break holidays by rail. Travellers are spoilt for choice with 3 to 5 star hotels, and the added luxury of travelling to Dublin on NI Railways flagship service, the Enterprise.
In addition to NIR rail breaks we also provide the following services
- rail ticket sales
- airline ticket sales
- short break holidays
- concert and theatre break
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translink is the brand name of the 3 operating companies which operate scheduled bus and rail services in northern ireland, including cross-border and cross-channel links.