Back in the #Drivingseat with new state-of-the-art bus for Navan Town
Bus Éireann officially launched its sleek new town bus in Navan this week with the help of driver employee Wayne Murphy.
This year, Bus Éireann in conjunction with the National Transport Authority (NTA) will take delivery of 100 new vehicles Nationwide and will operate on City, Town and rural services across the country. Navan is the gateway to the heritage capital of Ireland and the main town of county Meath, nestled along the Ancient East. This new Navan town service bus will benefit many customers who use our routes 110A, 110B and 110C (All operate on the Navan Town Service).
- The new bus is fully accessible and features Transport For Ireland livery
- Has latest Euro VI emissions certification
- On-board monitor screen displays passenger information, including estimated time of arrival at next stop
- Bright new interior design with comfortable seating that includes priority seats, a dedicated wheelchair space and a separate designated child buggy space
- USB sockets, complimentary Wi-Fi and cameras throughout with CCTV security
This investment follows a successful 2018 where nationally customer journeys and customers satisfaction increased by over 6%. In Meath alone, customer journeys have increased by 16% year to date.
The use of LEAP Cards in Co. Meath continues to increase and now accounts for 47% of all trips to and from Meath. Leap Cards are now available on all Bus Éireann services in Meath allowing customers to choose adult, student or child Leap fares for better value including savings of up to 30% on cash fares, by using your Leap Card making it more convenient traveling and no need for cash on-board. More information is available on our Leap Card page and www.leapcard.ie.
Speaking on the new fleet investment Adrian O’Loughlin, Bus Éireann, Regional Operations, Manager (East) said: “This investment represents a first step in a major enhancement for our customers and focuses on ongoing improvements of services in the Meath area.”
Anne Graham Chief Executive Officer of the National Transport Authority said: “We see these enhancements to bus services in Navan town as a significant development in the expansion of the Transport for Ireland integrated public transport network. The investment being made today will ensure that commuters in Navan and surrounding areas will benefit from an improved journey experience in newer, cleaner vehicles.”
To find out more about bus services in Co. Meath visit www.buseireann.ie.
Friday, 9th August, 2019