First phase of Dublin Bus cost-cutting plan comes into effect

Fewer Dublin Buses were travelling the streets of the capital this morning as the company began the first phase of its cost-cutting plan.

The plan has reduced the company's fleet by 120 buses and cut the frequency of a number of routes, with others being discontinued altogether.

The changes caused workers to threaten industrial action at the company and were only being introduced today following the narrow acceptance by union members this week of Labour Court amendments to the company's original plan.

Full details of the changes can be found on the company’s website, dublinbus.ie.

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