Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Questions (479)

Pat Buckley


479. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of wheelchair accessible buses operational in east County Cork particularly operating on the N25 Cork to Waterford and along the Waterford to Cork bus route, respectively. [38738/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport I have responsibility for policy and overall funding in relation to public transport. However, I am not involved in the day to day operations of public transport.

Under the Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008, the National Transport Authority has statutory responsibility for promoting the development of an integrated, accessible public transport network. However, as the Deputy in this instance is referring to a specific Bus Éireann service, I have forwarded his question to Bus Éireann for direct reply to him. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a response within 10 working days.