Changes due for 10 per cent of Dublin Bus fleet

More than 10 per cent of Dublin Bus routes are to be axed or amalgamated, resulting in changes to services to routes serving Heuston Station and several suburban areas.

14th February, 2009

The bus firm is attempting to cut costs amid a fall-off in passenger figures of up to 15 per cent on some of its 220 routes. It plans to cut or alter 20 routes, including those to and from Heuston, Ballyfermot, Clarehall and the new suburb of Adamstown.

The semi-state company said that there was duplication on some of those routes and that only a small number of passengers were using others. A company spokeswoman said that the...

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