THE Carlow-Naas bus will run an expanded service beginning next week.
The reconfiguration of route 880 from Carlow to Naas will see increased availability of four trips each way, Monday to Thursday, six trips each way on Friday and Saturday and three trips each way on Sunday.
TFI Local Link services are being offered for the first time to local communities in Narraghmore, Calverstown and Two Mile House, as well as increased availability. These service enhancements are being provided by Local Link Kildare South Dublin in conjunction with the National Transport Authority.
The service also offers greater connectivity to regional bus and rail services from Naas and Carlow. CEO of the NTA Anne Graham said: “We believe the new route 880 will be of huge benefit for people in Carlow and Kildare and will encourage them to leave their cars at home and reduce their carbon footprint. The enhanced route will serve both commuters to Naas and make it easier for people who live along the route to get around the country by providing link-ups with regional bus and rail services from both Naas and Carlow.”
Alan Kerry, manager, TFI Local Link Kildare South Dublin, added that the success of local bus services is dependent on usage and he encouraged local communities to spread the news of the new services.
For further information, contact the TFI Local Link Kildare South Dublin office on 045 980281 or visit www.locallinkkildaresouthdublin.ie or its Facebook and Instagram pages.