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The public in the north west are being urged to put their shoulder to the wheel in order to save their rural bus services. A well attended meeting took place in Tubbercurry last night where the National Bus & Rail Union informed those in attendance of Bus Eireann plans to…

Bus Drivers are calling on the Department of Transport to intervene to save services at Bus Éireann. It’s feared routes are under threat as the company struggles to deal with multi-million euro losses. Five unions representing workers at the bus company met with the Labour Court yesterday and are due…

The union representing bus eireann expressway workers will begin travelling to towns and villages in an attempt to drum up support as they fight a planned restructuring of the bus service. Public meetings will take place in towns and villages nationwide including in Tubbercurry and Donegal Town in the coming…

Changes to the Bus Eireann’s Expressway service would result in the death knell of rural bus services. That’s according to Dermot O Leary, general secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union which is launching a nationwide campaign against a so-called restructuring of the service. As part of the campaign,…

A Bus Eireann spokesperson says there is no need for concern about school pupils who hold so-called concessionary tickets not getting seats on buses in the new school term. There has been concern that this might happen because of a downsizing of school buses, resulting in fewer seats available. Nicola…

One in five school children could lose their place on the school bus as vehicles are getting down sized. The Irish Independent reports that ‘concessionary’ ticket holders would lose out, because they only get a place if there are spare seats on the bus. That could mean that 22 thousand…