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 2019

Quarterly Performance Reports 2018