Bus Éireann welcomes delivery of accessible Transport for Ireland fleet to Kerry

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Bus Éireann, welcomes the delivery of eleven new easily accessible coaches operated by Bus Éireann for the National Transport Authority.  The blue and yellow buses are in the Transport for Ireland livery and include features such as priority seats, dedicated wheelchair space, designated child buggy space, USB sockets as well as complimentary Wi-Fi for passengers. 

 “Bus Éireann announced the delivery of these new easily accessible coaches to Kerry”, said Assistant Services Manager, Kerry for Bus Éireann, Frances McCarthy. “Bus Éireann is an integral part of Kerry and its community, making more than 411 daily trips across the county, carrying more than 900,000 passengers a year in Kerry prior to the pandemic. We expect this to increase significantly in the coming years and look forward to keeping the people of Kerry connected to the who and what matters to them into the future.” 

All of the new vehicles have the latest Euro VI emissions certificate which reduces carbon emissions by up to 90% compared to those in 2000, continuing Bus Éireann’s investment in sustainable solutions in towns and cities across Ireland. There are a total of 78 vehicles of this type now in operation across the country, 57 in the Western Region and 35 in the North West.

The new vehicles will operate across Kerry on the following routes:

270       Killarney/Kenmare                                               

271       Tralee/Castleisland/Kerry Airport/Killarney   

272       Tralee/Listowel/Ballybunion                             

274       Tralee/Ballyheigue                                              

275       Tralee/Dingle (Daingean Uí Chúis)                                                            

279       Tralee/Killorglin                                                   

279A     Killarney/Killorglin                                              

284       Tralee/Farranfore/Killarney             

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