Fears school transport debacle in Kilmacrennan & Termon may arise again

 

There are fears that the school transport debacle in Kilmacrennan and Termon may arise again after reports that the tender for the bus is not being renewed.

Last September, up to 32 students from the area wishing to travel to Milford for school missed out on bus places because they had concessionary tickets and therefore can be refused the service because Milford isn't the closest school to them.

The issue wasn't resolved until November however it's understood that Bus Eireann has stated that that was only a temporary solution.

Local Election Candidate Noel McBride says efforts must be made to address the situation now before it becomes a major problem again: