JJ Kavanagh's will operate a new bus route that will run from Naas to Blanchardstown and travel via Clane, Rathcoffey and Maynooth.
The bus operator was among the bidders for the new orbital route that will serve the northern half of Kildare, and Fianna Fail TD Frank O'Rourke revealed that the National Transport Authority have decided that Kavanagh's are the preferred company for the job - writes kildarenow.com.
The preferred bidder for Orbital Route from Naas to Blanchardstown, route 139, has been decided.
“It is intended to provide nine daily return services should be fully operational from early next year.” stated Deputy O'Rourke.
“Linking Naas, Clane, Rathcoffey, Maynooth and Blancherstown has been one of the missing public transport services. Naas, Maynooth and Blancherstown are all key employment towns, all three towns are key retail centres, Maynooth and Blanchardstown have colleges and all three towns have hospitals. It will also open up these towns for the rent to room schemes for students studying in NUI Maynooth."