Blanchardstown – Naas (Route 139) overview

In March 2018, The National Transport Authority (NTA) entered into a contract with JJ Kavanagh & Sons Limited for the provision of the public bus service Route 139.

This bus route runs between Blanchardstown and Naas, with stops in:

  • Ongar
  • Leixlip
  • Maynooth
  • Rathcoffey
  • Clane
  • Sallins

This Public Service Obligation (PSO) contract outlines the performance requirements that JJ Kavanagh & Sons Limited must meet in return for the payment of a public subsidy.  A proportion of that payment is withheld each month and is only paid if the performance targets are met by JJ Kavanagh & Sons Limited.

Contract and Schedules:

The contract provides for the approval by the Authority of any service changes outlined in Schedule 1 of the Contract.

The performance of JJ Kavanagh & Sons Limited is reviewed by the Authority quarterly.

Performance Reports

JJ Kavanagh & Sons are required to report quarterly on their performance against the targets set out in the Public Service Obligation (PSO) contracts.

Quarterly Performance Reports 2020

Quarterly Performance Reports 2019

Quarterly Performance Reports 2018