A new bus link is to be introduced between the towns of Enniscorthy and Wexford as part of the Government’s Connecting Rural Ireland Mobility Plan (CRIMP)
The announcement was made by TFI Local Link and the service to due to become operational on Monday, February 13.
The CRIMP is a major national public transport initiative developed and funded by the National Transport Authority (NTA) as part of the Transport for Ireland Network.
Route 384 will operate five return services per day, Monday to Saturday, and four return services per day on Sunday.
The service will provide improved connectivity around Wexford and Enniscorthy and will stop in surrounding villages such as Glnn, Killurin, Ballyhogue, Bree, Wilton and Tomnalossett.
The aim of the new service to improve connectivity to regional bus and rail services from Wexford to Enniscorthy and to facilitate onward travel to South Wexford, Waterford, Carlow, Wicklow and Dublin.
The new route will also provide improved access to medical services in St John’s Community Hospital, local libraries, local town bus services and tourist attractions such as the Irish National Heritage Park, Enniscorthy Castle, the Athenaeum and the National 1798 Rebellion Centre.
Speaking ahead of the launch, Mary B O’Leary, TFI Local Link Wexford Manager said: “We are delighted to announce TFI Local Link service 384 which will connect towns and villages from Wexford to Enniscorthy.”
“The new service will give people the opportunity to get to work, visit family, travel to medical appointments, shop locally, attend leisure activities and take in some of the historic sights Co. Wexford has to offer,” she said.
For more information on the route and timetable contact TFI Local Link Wexford on 053 9011828 or log on to www.locallinkwexford.ie
For more information on the CIRMP visit www.nationaltransport.ie/connecting-ireland/