Translink is transforming public transport in Belfast in line with our Vision ‘To Be Your First Choice for Travel in Northern Ireland.’ We have ambitious plans to deliver excellent bus and rail services that will enhance connectivity and help to unlock the full potential of Belfast as a forward looking, dynamic and ambitious City, driven by talent and ready for investment. Glider is a new, innovative mode of travel for Belfast, set to further enhance the image of the city and inspire even more people to choose public transport.
Glider, the iconic new face of public transport for the ever-evolving Belfast. Easy to use, frequent, accessible, convenient and still excellent value, it’s the service our City deserves.
Energising Belfast from September 2018.
Glider….the new, effortless and smooth way to travel, Glide through city traffic and arrive fresh and ready on a modern and high tech mode of travel, providing direct cross-city services between the east and the west of the City and linking into Titanic Quarter. Metro bus feeder services will connect Glider passengers to the Dundonald and Colin residential areas
Representing an investment of over £90m, it will deliver a high quality, high capacity, bus-based rapid transit system that makes way for a transformational change and a more connected City, bringing people and communities together.
The BRT system was designed in conjunction with organisations representing people with disabilities and older people, to make it as accessible as possible.
The system includes a number of features specifically aimed at improving accessibility: