Dempsey in Dublin Bus subsidy warning

There will be no increased public subsidy for Dublin Bus, despite the threat of bus strikes from next weekend, transport minister Noel Dempsey has said. As drivers prepare for unlimited stoppages, Dempsey said he wanted the company to ‘‘focus on its

21st February, 2009

There will be no increased public subsidy for Dublin Bus, despite the threat of bus strikes from next weekend, transport minister Noel Dempsey has said. As drivers prepare for unlimited stoppages, Dempsey said he wanted the company to ‘‘focus on its passengers and no one else’’. The minister said that a strike would only cause the public to turn their backs on the bus company, further damaging its financial position.

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