I have to wonder do people who continually advocate the need for public transport actually use public transport. I do and I have to say it is an absolutely shambolic service filled with atrocious dedication to service.
The timetable is for all intensive purposes a suggestion. Three days this week I took buses across
A private bus company would never run that kind of timetable. Because simply it would not stay in business treating its customers like crap. But because we have a state system in
Because of this. Bus Eireann know the people who need the bus don’t matter as they have no choice but to wait 30 minutes for the bus because they don’t have cars. So what do they do. They arrive 30 minutes late arrive with a smelly, badly kept bus and pile people on and over charge them for the privilege. Why offer competitive pricing when you have customers who are forced to take the service.
Yet again the remnants of socialism punishes the week the people who can’t afford a car (or waiting for the test). And the only solution to help the poor privatisation of Bus Eireann is not considered as privatisation is considered a bad word by the car driving class.