BRAKES COULD BE PUT ON FREE TRAVEL FOR OVER-60S

uLSTERBUSFREE travel for over-60s on Northern Ireland’s public transport is under threat, Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy has revealed.

According Mr Kennedy, funding of £9 million for the scheme is being discussed at Stormont as part of cutbacks.

Free travel on buses and trains was introduced here in 2008.

It is understood budget allocations could not be agreed during Departmental spending discussions.

First Minister Peter Robinson has warned unspecified projects faced being suspended or abandoned unless decisions were finalised in the coming days.

Mr Kennedy has vowed to fight to keep concessionary scheme.

Share |


One Response to BRAKES COULD BE PUT ON FREE TRAVEL FOR OVER-60S

  1. Pingback: BRAKES COULD BE PUT ON FREE TRAVEL FOR OVER-60S | Northern Ireland Web

FacebookTwitter
BD TV
Email Us