VISITORS to the Limerick Greenway now have entry to a shuttle bus service seven days per week, including to the community of customer services alongside the 40km off-road strolling and biking route.
The shuttle runs in a loop each hour from midday to 4pm between hubs at Rathkeale, Newcastle West and Abbeyfeale from July to September. Resort pick-up from places in between the hubs can also be accessible on request.
Bicycles and buggies might be taken on the bus, permitting customers to affix the Limerick Greenway at some extent that fits them. It prices €10 per grownup for the complete journey and €5 for half journey; €5 for under-16s for a full journey and €2.50 for a half journey. Kids underneath three go free.
The launch of the shuttle bus providers comes because the Limerick Greenway recorded 500,000 visits because it reopening in July of final yr, following a €10 million funding by Limerick Metropolis and County Council.
Director of Companies Gordon Daly mentioned that having bike rent and the shuttle bus working seven days per week is a very constructive growth for Greenway.
“Accessibility is essential to encouraging folks to return and expertise the great thing about West Limerick, discover the cities and villages alongside the way in which and cease off for a espresso or some sight-seeing,” he defined.
“Since its reopening final yr, we have now seen the amenity linked to the creation of native jobs and the assist of native communities. The common shuttle bus will add to the superb consumer expertise already in place and guests will see additional enchancment works over the approaching yr.
“We encourage folks to strive all, or a part of, the 40km route, to see simply how stunning and welcoming this a part of the nation is,” Mr Daly added.
The previous Limerick to Kerry railway line has been redeveloped right into a route that may be loved by walkers, joggers, wheelchair customers and cyclists of all ages and talents. Its easy floor makes it simply accessible for anybody trying to take pleasure in some peaceable time outdoor away from busy roads.
Guests can cross by way of the 115 metre Barnagh tunnel and cross the cast-iron Ferguson’s Viaduct, each restored relics of the nineteenth century practice line.
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