WORK TO START ON DONEGAL WHEELCHAIR BUS ROUTES THIS YEAR

first_imgBus routes between Donegal and Dublin are to get wheelchair access this year.The move has been confirmed by Fine Gael Minister of State Joe McHugh.He said he has received written confirmation from the National Transport Authority, following numerous correspondence with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, that work is to commence shortly.Minister McHugh said the service has been a long time coming. He particularly paid tribute to local county councillor Jimmy Kavanagh.“This service has been a long time coming and following a number of delays, I welcome this confirmation that this work will go ahead this year. The NTA are implementing a project, which will see every town in Ireland have access to this service and the Routes 30 and 32 from Letterkenny and Donegal to Dublin will be the first two routes where work will commence.“Despite these delays this confirmation is positive news for people in Donegal, and I would like to commend the tireless work that Fine Gael Councillor Jimmy Kavanagh has been engaged in.“I appreciate that while it will take a number of years to fully implement this project, we can confirm that funding will be allocated this year for the provision of 40 wheelchair accessible bus stops throughout Ireland, beginning in Donegal, which is a positive starting point, and I will endeavour to ensure this work commences as soon as possible.” WORK TO START ON DONEGAL WHEELCHAIR BUS ROUTES THIS YEAR was last modified: July 2nd, 2015 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 routesdonegaldublinletterkennywheelchairlast_img read more