Bus service changes will hit old and disabled

first_imgNewsLocal NewsBus service changes will hit old and disabledBy admin – October 4, 2012 518 Email WhatsApp Facebook Twitter ELDERLY and disabled people could be left stranded because of new routes and buses recently introduced in the city,  it has been claimed. Some routes that were previously served by disabled-access vehicles are now served with buses with steps. Limerick Fine Gael Deputy Kieran O’Donnell has confirmed that he is to meet Bus Eireann officials next week in connection with the issue, having been contacted by constituents with mobility problems who say they cannot climb the steps on the new buses.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A spokesperson for Bus Eireann said that the coaches have a wheelchair ramp but to activate the ramp, the vehicle needs the room afforded by special accessible bus stops.center_img Advertisement Linkedin Print Previous articleChild abduction warningNext articleChild sex-abuse victims wait two years for counselling adminlast_img

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