Transport Salaried Staffs' Association

TSSA is an independent, UK-based trade union for the transport and travel trade industries. We have 30,000 members in the UK and Ireland, working for the railways and associated companies.

TSSA has had members in Ireland since the late 1890s; our first branch was formed in Belfast in November 1904.

We represent salaried staff in many different undertakings, and TSSA's affairs are managed by an Irish Committee, elected by the entire membership in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

10 reasons to join TSSA... 


Get access to member resources. career development opportunities, exclusive discounts and more. In Ireland, these include:

Join using this form.


  1. Manuel Cortes calls for end to attacks on public transport workers

    15 April 2021

    Manuel Cortes, TSSA General Secretary, has today (Thursday) called for an end to attacks on public transport workers in Northern Ireland after two serious attacks in the last week.

  2. Cortes: - Brexiteers poisoned the well of goodwill we need in current health emergency

    21 December 2020

    TSSA Leader, Manuel Cortes slammed Brexiteer MPs for "poisoning the well of goodwill" with Europe, after Boris Johnson's briefing on the closure of borders with the UK by more than 40 countries.