Claims ‘no demand’ for express bus service questioned

QUESTIONS: LOCAL people have questioned the claim there is no demand for an express bus service between Fermanagh and Belfast. Since the Herald reported that private company Hannon Coaches, had their application for a licence to run a non-stop service from Enniskillen to Belfast rejected, local people have taken to social media to question the […]

Fears that Translink debts could see rural bus cut

RURAL Fermanagh is once again facing a possible battle to save its local bus services.  For a number of years now public transport provider Translink has warned of mounting debts and a reduced budget. This week, officials at the Department of Infrastructure warned the service was now “in jeopardy” if it did not receive a […]

Bus shelter artists brightening up those early mornings

A SELECTION of works of art have been displayed on bus shelters across rural communities within Sliagh Beagh, as part of a new initiative to “enrich the lives of rural communities.”  Over the course of the year, workshops will take place across the county to bring more visual arts to remote areas. The Sliabh Beagh […]

Education Authority under pressure over bus row

THE road that students in Belleek are having to walk to to get to school in Brollagh has been described by a government body as ‘particularly hazardous to pedestrians.’ Children at St Mary’s High School, Brollagh are now in their fourth week of term without Education Authority transport following claims that almost a quarter of […]

Bus service cuts – last chance to have your say

THERE WAS a steady if unspectacular uptake yesterday for the public information session held in Enniskillen Bus Station over the proposed cuts to local services. The session was part of the consultation process currently out to review bus services in the North. In Fermanagh the 95C Enniskillen to Roslea service, the 294 Enniskillen to Altnagelvin […]