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Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company (NITHC) is a public corporation established under the Transport Act (NI) 1967 to oversee the provision of public transport in Northern Ireland. It took over the railway and bus activities of the Ulster Transport Authority (UTA), incorporating Northern Ireland Railways and Ulsterbus.
 
In 1973 Citybus (now Metro) was incorporated to take over the bus services of the Belfast Corporation Transport Department. Translink is a brand name which incorporates the whole group.
 
 
 
 
 
Our Vision
To be Your first Choice for Travel in Northern Ireland.

Our mission is to deliver a transformation in public transport, providing integrated services which connect people, enhance the economy and improve the environment, enabling a thriving Northern Ireland.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Role of NITHC
The Board of Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company is responsible to the Department for Infrastructure for the operation of its subsidiary companies, Metro, NI Railways and Ulsterbus, which deliver public transport services.
 
The Board is responsible for the strategic direction of the Group in accordance with the strategy set by the Department for Infrastructure.  It is responsible for good corporate governance throughout the Group.
 
 
 
 
 
Translink is a brand name which was introduced in late 1996 to describe these integrated services.
Translink is a brand name which incorporates the whole group
 
 
 
 
 
About Translink
Translink is a brand name which incorporates the whole group of services which operate scheduled bus and rail services in Northern Ireland, including cross-border and cross-channel links.
 
Translink effectively communicates the co-ordinated nature of bus and rail services. The operations of Metro, NI Railways and Ulsterbus are managed by a single integrated Executive Team.
 
 
 
 
 
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