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Friday, June 28, 2013

Route 433 (Athlone - Tuam - Mountbellew) is cancelled

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Bus Eireann's route 433 (Athlone - Mountbellew - Tuam, 2 services on Friday, 1 on Sunday) is no longer running, effective from Monday 1 July 2013.

See Regional buses - North Galway for other bus services in the area.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Timetable changes for Galway City east-side Park and Ride

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BusLink have announced changes to the timetable for the Galway Airport / Galway City Park-n-ride service, effective from Monday 24 June 2013.

Buses continue to run between the airport and Galway Coach Station, with no intermediate stops.

New Timetable

Buses will leave from the airport, Monday-Friday:
  • Every 30 minutes between 7:40am and 8:40am, 
  • Every 60 minutes between 9am and 4pm 
  • Every 30 minutes between 4:20pm and 5:50pm 

Buses will leave from the Galway Coach Station, Monday-Friday:
  • Every 30 minutes between 8:10am and 9:10am, 
  • Every 60 minutes between 910am and 4pm 
  • Every 30 minutes between 4:30pm and 6:30pm

There is no service at the weekend (Sat-Sun) or on bank holidays.

See the full timetable here

All other service details continue as per the initial announcement..

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Tourist "Train" between Galway City and Salthill

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"Train" style bus, using single-story open sided carriages pulled by an engine - but running on the road, not on train tracks.   Photographed at the north end of Eyre Square in Galway city, Ireland.
Galway Tourist Train started running between Prospect Hill (opposite TK Maxx) and the acquarium in Salthill, in late May 2013.

Initially running hourly between 10am and 8pm.  A round-trip takes approximately 45 minutes,

The service operates on a hop-on, hop-off basis via a number of tourist sights in Galway City.

It is advertised as operating year-round: timetables are likely to vary according to the season.  See their website for fare and timetable information.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Citylink commuter service cancellations and changes in Athlone bus stops

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CityLink have announced changes to their alway - Athlone - Dublin City/Airport Commuter service.
from Monday 17 June 2013.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

June 2013 Bank holiday bus and train services in Galway

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Nuvola weather sunny

Monday 3 June 2013 

is a 
Public / Bank Holiday 
in Ireland.

City Buses:

Bus Éireann and City Direct will run their their standard Sunday and public holiday city services in Galway on Monday 3rd

Regional Buses:

Most regional and national public transport services will run their standard Sunday-timetable service on both Sun 3rd and Mon 4th.  However:
  • Bus Éireann will run regular regional / national services on Sunday 2nd, except that one Galway/Sligo service and one Tuam/Athlone service are cancelled.  Details.
  • On Monday 3rd, Bus Éireann will operate to a Sunday timetable, but with a number of changes (both cancellations and additions) that affect Galway services.    See their press-release for full details
  • Bus Feda   on Sunday and Mon will operate their normal Sunday service with some changes to the normal Sunday timetables - details.

Irish Rail

Mon 3 June cancellations:
  • 17.10 Heuston/Athlone,
  • 05.20 Athlone/Heuston, 
  • 05.30 Galway/Heuston, 
  • 06.30 Galway/Heuston, 
  • 18.10 Galway/Athlone, 
  • 22.15 Galway/Athlone,
  • 08.40 Galway/Athenry 
  • 9.05 Athenry/Galway are cancelled.
Full details:http://www.irishrail.ie/media/JuneBankHoliday2013V22051.pdf