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  • Headford Area to Tuam | TFI Local Link Galway

    Headford Area to Tuam This service does not operate on Public Holidays DOWNLOAD LD Ballyhale, Kilbeg, Clydagh, Curraghmore, Headford, Caherlistrane, Tuam

  • Ceantar Rosmuc | TFI Local Link Galway

    Ceantar Rosmuc This service does not operate on Public Holidays DOWNLOAD DM Muiceanach, Gleann Trasna, Camus íochtair, Camus Uachtar, Snábó, Rosmuc, Garafin, Cladach ó Dheas, Aill Bhuí

  • Portumna & Surrounding Area | TFI Local Link Galway

    Portumna & Surrounding Area This service does not operate on Public Holidays DOWNLOAD KD Portumna Bus Shelter, Killimor Kirwans Pub, Tynagh, Abbey, Woodford, Gurteeny, Lorrha, Terryglass Village

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  • TFI Local Link Galway Launches Two New Door-to-Door Services

    Are you looking for a convenient and affordable way to travel from the rural west of Galway to the city or other destinations? If so, we have some exciting news for you! 🎉 TFI Local Link Galway is launching two new Door-to-Door services that will connect you to the existing services like Bus Éireann 419 and TFI Local Link Galway 431 Claremorris to Carraroe and 432 Carraroe to Clifden. 🚌 The first new service is from Kylemore Abbey to Maam Cross, starting from Tuesday the 12th December 2023. This service will allow you to enjoy the scenic views of Connemara and access the Bus Éireann 419 and TFI Local Link Galway 431 services at Maam Cross to Galway City. For timetable, please visit [this link]. The second new service is from Ballyconneely to Recess, starting from Wednesday 13th December 2023. This service will run every Wednesday and connect you to the Bus Éireann 419 and TFI Local Link Galway 432 services. This means you can enjoy a hassle-free journey to the city, whether it’s for shopping, or leisure. For timetable, please visit [this link]. This new services also matches with the Route 432 Carraroe to Clifden on the Ballyconneely to Toombeola stretch, giving you more options and flexibility to travel within the region. 🙌 We are delighted to offer these new services to our customers, and we hope you will take advantage of them. Please note that these services need to be booked at least one day before the trip. You can book your seat by phone, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (*except Public Holidays). To book your seat, please call us on 091 842 384. 📞 Don’t miss this opportunity to travel with us and discover the beauty of Galway. Please share this post with your friends and family and let them know about this great opportunity to travel with TFI Local Link Galway. 🙏 Thank you for choosing us as your transport provider, and we look forward to seeing you on board soon. 😊 #TFILocalLinkGalway #DoorToDoor #KylemoreAbbey #MaamCross #Ballyconneely #Recess #Connemara #Galway

  • The Pros and Cons of Electric Buses: TFI Local Link Galway’s Journey into the Future

    As TFI Local Link Galway continues to innovate and provide sustainable transport solutions, we are proud of the integration of electric buses into our fleet. With one electric bus already operational and plans to expand, we are at the forefront of eco-friendly travel in Galway. However, as with any new technology, there are both advantages and disadvantages to consider. Pros of Electric Buses Reduced Carbon Footprint: Electric buses offer a significant reduction in CO2 emissions compared to traditional diesel buses. This is a crucial step towards achieving Ireland’s sustainability goals and reducing the transport sector’s impact on the environment. Lower Operating Costs: Electric buses have fewer moving parts than diesel buses, resulting in lower maintenance costs. Additionally, electricity is generally cheaper than diesel, leading to long-term savings. Quiet Operation: Electric buses operate much more quietly than their diesel counterparts, contributing to noise pollution reduction and a more pleasant experience for passengers and residents alike. Incentives and Support: The Irish government provides multiple incentives to promote electric vehicles, including free domestic charging points and toll reductions, making the transition to electric buses more feasible. Cons of Electric Buses Charging Infrastructure: The development of charging infrastructure is still in its infancy. While fast-charging technologies are improving, they require significant investment and planning to ensure they meet the demands of a growing electric bus fleet. Charging Time and Scheduling: Charging times for electric buses can impact schedules. Fast-charging technologies are advancing, but they still require careful coordination to ensure buses have adequate energy to complete their routes without delays. Initial Investment: The upfront cost of electric buses and charging stations is higher than traditional buses. This initial investment can be a barrier for many transport providers. Battery Life and Replacement: Batteries in electric buses have a limited lifespan and will eventually need replacement, which can be costly and impact the long-term sustainability of the fleet. TFI Local Link Galway’s Approach At TFI Local Link Galway, we are actively working to mitigate the cons while maximising the pros of electric buses. Our current electric bus has been a valuable addition, and as we plan to add more, we are considering the impact of charging times on our schedules. Research suggests that cooperative optimisation of bus service and charging schedules can reduce charging costs by up to 53.35% compared to existing strategies. By adopting smart scheduling and management frameworks, we aim to charge our buses during periods of high renewable energy production, thus minimising our reliance on non-clean energy sources. We are committed to providing a reliable and sustainable service to our passengers. As we navigate the challenges and embrace the benefits of electric buses, we invite our community to join us on this journey towards a greener future. Stay tuned for more updates on our progress and the exciting developments in our electric bus fleet! Together, let’s drive change for a better tomorrow. 🚌💚

  • TFI Local Link Galway enhances bus service from Portumna to Ballinasloe

    TFI Local Link Galway is enhancing bus services from Portumna to Ballinasloe from Monday the 4th of December. This enhancement is part of the Connecting Ireland Rural Mobility Plan which is a major national public transport initiative developed and funded by the National Transport Authority (NTA) as part of the Transport for Ireland (TFI) Network. Route 547 will now operate five daily return services Monday to Saturday as well as three daily return services on Sunday. The route will offer enhanced connectivity to Portumna, Eyrecourt, Laurencetown, Ballinasloe and Ballinasloe Train Station. It will provide improved connectivity to and from Ballinasloe Train Station as well as peak-time and evening services for commuters and will continue to provide connectivity to Portiuncula Hospital and regional bus services. Speaking ahead of the launch, TFI Local Link Galway General Manger Joe Greally said: “This enhancement, a much-needed upgrade, will provide a morning service from Ballinasloe Train Station and improved connectivity to regional bus and rail services. “We believe this will be welcomed by our existing and new customers alike, offering them more time and flexibility. In partnership with the NTA, we are committed to continually improving and expanding our services to meet the needs of our customers. We understand that every journey matters, and with these enhancements, we hope to make those journeys even better.” For route and timetable information call (091) 842 384 or visit To learn more about the five year Connecting Ireland Rural Mobility Plan visit:

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