Friday 23 June 2017

Anne-Marie Walsh: It's the last thing passengers need after fare hikes

Anne-Marie Walsh

FOR Bus Eireann passengers, it is the last thing they need to kick off the new year, not long after they suffered hefty fare hikes.

The National Bus and Rail Union's 1,100 members at Bus Eireann – of whom 900 are drivers – are threatening to down tools on Sunday.

Staff, who depend on the public for their jobs, could bring transport services for commuters around the country to a grinding halt.

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