BUS EIREANN TO REPLACE SCHOOL BUSES OPERATED BY LOUGH SWILLY SERVICE

first_imgBus Éireann has announced it expects to be able to replace all of the School Transport Scheme bus services that were operated by Lough Swilly Bus Company in Co Donegal prior to it ceasing to trade.The company says it plans to have the new services in place in time for the return to school on Monday morning the 28th of April.Over 2,000 schoolchildren hold tickets issued by Bus Éireann for use on over 50 school bus routes and a number of public scheduled bus services formerly provided by Lough Swilly Bus Company. Bus Éireann has asked parents and guardians of schoolgoing children using the services to ensure that their children are at the normal pick-up points in good time.The vehicles providing the services from Monday the 28th of April will be contracted from local private bus operators operating on behalf of Bus Éireann. Further information is available from Bus Éireann, Stranorlar at 074-9131008.Bus Éireann operates the School Transport Scheme nationally on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills. Every school day approximately 114,000 primary and post-primary children are transported on almost 4,000 dedicated school transport vehicles across 6,000 routes serving some 3,000 schools across the country under the scheme.This includes some 10,000 children with special educational needs who are provided with services tailored to meet their individual requirements on a door-to-door basis. Schoolchildren traveling under the scheme make over 40 million individual journeys every year. BUS EIREANN TO REPLACE SCHOOL BUSES OPERATED BY LOUGH SWILLY SERVICE was last modified: April 24th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:bus eireanndonegalLough swilly buslast_img

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