National Express plans €30m Irish expansion

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National Express plans to spend €30 million on expanding its Irish fleet and hiring more workers over the next five years, reports the Irish Times The company currently employs 60 people running its Dublin Express service between the Dublin airport and the city centre, and has invested a reported €5 million in the service to date.

National Express has said that it intends to spend a further €30 million on up to 50 new buses for its Irish business over the next five years, the newspaper reports. It has plans to boost its existing operations in Dublin and introduce new inter-city services in the Republic of Ireland, and will increase its fleet of 14 buses to 20 by the end of the year as well as hire a further 40 workers in 2023.

National Express Ireland Managing Director John Boughton said that the company wants to actively explore new opportunities, as well as to be the first bus company in the Republic with a zero-emission fleet by 2030.

National Express is to grow its Irish operations with new inter-city links. NATIONAL EXPRESS