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Dublin Bus Drivers Information
Knowledge Is Power -
BUS NEWS (JUNE 2015)
A Regular Newsletter by CIE Stephen Hannan,
& Chairman of the
Dublin Bus Drivers Section Committee
SIPTU has been fighting plans to privatise Bus Eireann and Dublin Bus since 2000 when Fianna Fail first put the issue on the National agenda. The recent move to ‘franchise-
NTA goes loopy:
The NTA attempted to delay the new successful non-
Drink & Drugs Testing:
The Minister of Transport supports the inclusion of random testing for drivers in the forthcoming Transport Bill. The delay in the drafting of it is apparently due to opposition from small haulier firms worried about extra cost of such testing on their employees. It appears it was the same opposition which stopped ‘testing’ in previous health & safety legislation.
Bus Aras face-
Further renovation at Bus Aras (a listed building) is due. The general up-