Major tourism events see family rail ticket sales up 44%
on 09/09/2012 14:27:25
During July and August, family ticket sales across Intercity, DART and Commuter were up 44% on the same period in 2011.
A total of almost 46,000 family tickets were sold, generating more than 500,000 journeys.
This continues a trend in recent years of increased family rail travel, which is up 82% since 2010.
Family rail ticket sales were also boosted by major events such as the Volvo Ocean Race and the Dublin Tall Ships Festival.