Additional capacity added to Gort – Galway bus services

Galway Daily news school transport deadline 2023

Additional bus services for Gort, Kinvara, Ballinderreen, Kilcolgan and Clarinbridge have been brought in by Bus Eireann this month.

Deputy Ciarán Cannon said that Bus Eireann have added an additional bus on the Route 434 7:30am service from Gort to Galway City.

Funding for the additional bus came from the National Transport Authority to provide more capacity during the college year.

The number of people using the service will be assessed at the end of this college year.

“This is a most welcome development and I’m very grateful to Bus Éireann and the National Transport Authority for their support in providing this additional capacity,” Ciarán Cannon said.

“We will now have 100 seats available on the 7.30am service out of Gort every weekday morning and this should be sufficient to serve the needs of the town and all of the intervening stops between Gort and Galway city.”

“It’s vital that the service is supported by the public so that we can continue developing better public transport options in our local towns.”

On top of this, Deputy Cannon said that Bus Eireann has also been allocated funding to add more capacity on Route 350 between Ennis and Galway City, which stops at Kinvara, Ballinderreen, Kilcolgan and Clarinbridge.

“This is one of the busiest routes into Galway city during the tourist season and this additional capacity is badly needed.”