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Bus-users in Sligo say everything must be done to protect the rural expressway service. It follows conflicting reports emerging yesterday on the future of the service with a leaked Grant Thornton report suggesting expressway services be axed while Bus Eireann issued a statement yesterday evening stating the ‘Expressway will continue…

Bus Eireann says the company is facing insolvency in the next 18 months and ‘decisive action’ has to be taken to reverse losses. The company has informed staff at a meeting today that losses for 2016 are now estimated at €8m. There has been much speculation today that a report…

Bus services between towns throughout the West and North West will effectively be gone under a €7 million cost-saving plan agreed by Bus Eireann, according to a local NBRU official. Bus Eireann has reportedly been told to cut its Expressway services completely. According to National Bus and Rail Union North…

There are new fears the North West will be particularly hit by cuts to Expressway routes, job losses and lower pay for new recruits under a plan by Bus Eireann to save €7 million. The plan, drawn up by consultants Grant Thornton, has reportedly been agreed by the board of…

More people in the North West are using Bus Eireann’s local services. Passenger journeys on the Bus Eireann local bus network grew by almost 10% last year. There were 404,000 trips made on these local routes in 2016. That compares to almost 369,000 in 2015. Bus Eireann employs 255 people…

SIPTU and the National Bus & Rail Workers Union are on the same page in dealing with threats to the Bus Eireann expressway routes. That’s according to the general secretary of the NBRU Dermot O’Leary following concerns raised at a public meeting in Donegal town last night. The NBRU have…