Use of travel passes restored on Buncrana to Derry bus route

freebusA subsidy to grant cover for a free bus pass scheme for the elderly and disabled on the Buncrana to Derry route has been reinstated.

The service was taken over by McGonagle Coach & Bus Hire following the closure of the Lough Swilly Bus Company but the Department of Social Protection had, until now withheld the subsidy on the route.

Deputy Padraig MacLochlain says it's very welcome news: