Bus Éireann would like to notify our customers of potential industrial action, from Monday, 6 March 2017 which could disrupt services.
Due to the perilous state of the Company’s finances and the failure to reach agreement with unions at the Workplace Relations Committee (WRC) last week, the Board of Bus Éireann considered the matter in detail at its meeting today and approved proposals for immediate cost savings to be implemented from Monday, March 6th.
Bus Éireann Acting CEO, Ray Hernan today responded to union plans for industrial action by stating that he is ‘more than willing to hear any alternative proposals they have for achieving savings of €30m’.
Bus Éireann has officially launched an exciting new competition for Transition Year students, ‘Go Places with Bus Éireann’, which is running for the first time in the current academic year, 2016/2017.
The financial situation at Bus Éireann remains critical, with the company facing insolvency by May. As a result, cost savings measures must be introduced next Monday, 6 March to stave this off.
Please note that from Sunday, 5 February 2017, the 0200 X4 service to Dublin will commence at Waterford bus station at 0230, all other times on the schedule remain unchanged.
Bus Éireann in conjunction with the National Transport Authority has recently carried out a review of services in Athlone Town. Following this review, we are pleased to announce the introduction of a significantly enhanced bus network for our customers in Athlone Town as follows: