Bus Éireann unions would accept route closures

Closure of up to seven routes with the loss of an estimated 150 jobs could form part of negotiations

11th December, 2016
The National Bus and Rail Workers Union General Secretary Dermot O Leary Photo: RollingNews.ie

Trade unions would accept the closure of Bus Éireann routes from Dublin to other main cities as part of a deal to resolve the financial crisis at the company.

Closure of up to seven of the bus company’s Expressway routes, including routes from Dublin to Galway, Limerick, Cork and Waterford, with the loss of an estimated 150 jobs could form part of negotiations aimed at protecting the company’s other services.

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