Kilkenny – Dublin (Route 817) overview
In January 2018, The National Transport Authority (NTA) entered into a contract with Bernard Kavanagh & Sons Limited for the provision of the public bus service Route 817.
This bus route runs between Dublin and Kilkenny, with stops in:
- Georges Quay
- Heuston Station
- Newland Cross
- Newtown Cross
This Public Service Obligation Contract outlines the performance requirements that Bernard 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 Bernard 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 Bernard Kavanagh & Sons Limited is reviewed by the Authority quarterly. The performance reports can be found here.