Local Bus Eireann routes could suffer from possible cuts to services

Politicians are facing a union call to support Bus Éireann’s Expressway Service, as a new report paints a grim picture for its future.

The Grant Thornton draft document says closing the network could be the only way to put Bus Éireann’s finances back on track.

The NBRU is warning about the impact on the country’s smaller communities if Expressway is shut down.

Meanwhile, people in the Northern Sound region could suffer from possible cuts to services running through the area.

Sources in the Irish Independent state that there are six unprofitable routes at risk of being axed, including the Dublin-Derry service.

Speaking on the Joe Finnegan Show today Martin Wall from The Irish Times says that the decision won’t just impact people in cities: