New Bus Fleet for Waterford City

You may have noticed the new buses from Transport For Ireland (TFI) or Bus Eireann around the streets of Waterford city over the past few weeks.  This is a brand new fleet is offering an enhanced service including a Sunday service which we never had before.

According to TFI “This enhanced network will be delivered by a fleet of 17 new state-of-the-art city buses. All vehicles will be fully accessible and feature Transport For Ireland livery. They will operate the five city routes in Waterford, which are newly re-numbered W1 – W5”.

New Bus Fleet for Waterford City
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The 17 new busses not only feature a bright new interior design, comfortable seating, a dedicated wheelchair space, a separate designated child buggy space, priority seats, USB sockets,  complimentary Wi-Fi, CCTV security cameras throughout, as well as journey information screens but also run in Sunday’s and public holidays.

The main enhancements to the individual routes are as follows: 

Route W1 (formerly 601) & Route W2 (formerly 603)

  • Increased hours of operation on this route
  • New Sunday and Public holiday timetable
  • Increased frequency on Saturdays
  • Increased frequency after 18.00hrs every day
  • Last bus at 23.30hrs (approx.)

In addition to the changes highlighted above, Route W1 & W2 combined will now provide a service every 10mins to Waterford Institute of Technology throughout the day, with a combined 20min frequency during the evening.

Route W3 (formerly 602)

  • Increased frequency on Saturdays
  • New Sunday and Public holiday timetable

Route W4 (formerly 604)

  • Increased frequency from every 40mins to every 30mins.
  • Increased frequency on Saturdays.
  • New Sunday & Public Holiday timetable
  • Extended to Brown’s Road to serve both the IDA Industrial Estate and Waterford Institute of Technology.

Route W5 (formerly 605)

  • Increased frequency from every 40mins to every 30mins.
  • Increased frequency on Saturdays
  • New Sunday & Public Holiday timetable.

For new detailed timetable information see here: www.buseireann.ie/waterford

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