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Evening. Latest news from Greater Dublin is the transfer of commuter routes in the 126 group from Bus Éireann to Go-Ahead Ireland. GAI have opened a new depot in Newbridge and some VDL futura double decks have transferred over. GAI have also received some new SB3, Sunsundegui bodied Volvo B8s. Bit like the commuter plaxton Stagecoach operate in Scotland, these are part coach and part bus. Took my first spin today, not too bad.

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32401 Amiens St 23 December 2019 - Note the TFI bus stop and the Bus Éireann version.

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32401 Display 23 December 2019

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32401 Interior 23 December 2019

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32401 seats 23 December 2019
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The National Transport Authority have ordered 100 ADL Enviro400Ers with a framework in place for up to 600.

https://www.alexander-dennis.com/media/n...rid-buses/
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Go-Ahead received a number of the Bus Éireann LF class, last year for commuter services between Dublin and Co. Kildare etc. These are VDL Futura DDs.

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31304 Custom House 1 February 2020
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A new operator started last Tuesday - 3rd of March 2020. National Express operating under the Dublin Express in conjunction with Bernard Kavanagh operate routes 781, 782 and 783 between the City Centre and Dublin Airport. Each route operates hourly, 24 hours a day, thereby providing a 20 min frequency between the Airport and Custom House.

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161D58278 Custom House 7 March 2020
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Hi. I haven't posted in a while, opportunities to photograph were limited in recent times. Lockdown in Ireland was initially for 2km and then 5km. The latter just about got me into the city centre. I can't complain too much and it has been tough for many, just like over the sea. Buswise, the Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann and Go-Ahead services ran initially to a Saturday service with peak time extras. Most independent services stopped and have not resumed to date. This list includes Aircoach (First) Dublin Express (National Express - started just before the crisis), Citylink (Comfort Delgro) and JJKavanaghs. Buses are now running at 50% capacity and face masks are mandatory.

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VT62 Westland Row 13 July 2020 - Note the destination - this message is carried on all DB buses.

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VWD432 Eyre Square, Galway 22 July 2020 - Nothing to do with Corona, but Wrights have managed to deliver the last buses to Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann, VWD431 and 432 have recently gone into service in Galway

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VWD461 Eyre Square, Galway 22 July 2020 - I do not know why this happened, maybe due to chassis numbers but VVWD461 is from last year and is a year older than 431.

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VG36 Eden Quay 18 July 2020 - I said that Dublin Bus was nearly back to normal, however the Tours and Airlink services have been cancelled until further notice. Dublin Bus are using a number of buses as staff facilities for cleaning staff, the buses are strategically positioned around the city. When the buses come in, the cleaners rush out and clean the bus.

https://transportsceneireland.smugmug.co...July-2020/
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Nice updates Redstar much appreciated especially right now.

All the best!
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