Dáil Éireann - Volume 405 - 20 February, 1991

Written Answers. - Private Licensed Bus Services.

154. Mr. Yates asked the Minister for Tourism, Transport and Communications the number of bus operators and licensed schedule routes under the Road Passenger Act, 1932, operating each year since 1985.

Minister for Tourism, Transport and Communications (Mr. S. Brennan): The information sought by the Deputy with regard to private licensed bus services since 1985 is outlined in the table below.

Year

Number of Licensed Bus Operators

Number of Licensed Scheduled Routes

1985

36

93

1986

36

103

1987

41

116

1988

53

139

1989

64

149

1990

92

188

1991 (to date)

102

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