19th October 2017

The Consumer Council welcomes Belfast Rapid Transit

The Consumer Council welcomes the announcement of the new Belfast Rapid Transit service. 

The new transport will provide a cross-city service allowing consumers to avail of fast, reliable travel around Belfast with a significant reduction in journey times and fares set at the same level as Metro services.  

John French, Chief Executive of The Consumer Council, said: “We know from our research that public transport users in Northern Ireland want punctuality, reliability, value for money, good customer service and comfort, all of which Belfast Rapid Transit promise to deliver. The provision of these services has the potential to change the way in which consumers access and travel around Belfast. We look forward to the introduction of services in 2018.” 

The Belfast Rapid Transit launches September 2018. For more information visit