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20.09.12

Free wi-fi introduced by Translink

Northern Ireland rail passengers will be able to access free wi-fi, following a £900,000 investment from Translink.

The service will be available on all local train services and from the end of October on cross-border Enterprise services. Passengers will require a wi-fi enabled device to access the internet on board.

The introduction of free wi-fi should enhance the travel experience for passengers, Translink suggested.

Mal McGreevy, general manager of rail services said, “We are committed to continually innovating and improving our services and this new wi-fi facility will allow us to further enhance the on board travel experience for our customers.

“We are encouraging as many people as possible to experience rail travel, with all our new Class 4000 trains now in passenger use the train offers  great value, especially in the current climate where the costs of running a car continue to rise.”

The technology and support services are being supplied by Nomad Digital.

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