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COVID-19 Service Update

Wexford Bus continuously monitors and takes on board the public health advice issued by the authorities in relation to COVID-19.  If travelling, please respect our incredible drivers and your fellow passengers by following the public health advice issued by the authorities, and reading the information below before travel.

What Customers Need to Know before Travel?

Face coverings:
The wearing of face coverings is compulsory for passengers over the age of 13.  Face coverings are to be worn for the full duration of the journey .  The driver has a limited supply of face coverings for sale.  Please respect the fact that not all passengers can wear face coverings.

Reduced capacity & physical distancing: 
Starting Thursday October 22nd Ireland will be entering Level 5 of Living with COVID-19.  Public transport will be operating at a reduced capacity of 25% per vehicle to allow for physical distancing.  Please consider your fellow passengers when choosing a seat, only sit on allocated seats and give eachother as much space as possible.

Please respect the physical distancing guidelines when boarding, seating and alighting and take heed of the notices on entering the buses advising where to stand whilst being served.

Advance booking recommended:
Book and reserve your seat in advance on www.wexfordbus.com or use the monthly ticket holders Seat Reservation System.

Alternative payment options:
Contactless payment technology is now available on all coaches on the 740, 740A, 340, NUM11 and 376 routes to enable customers to pay with a bank card, apple pay or google pay.  Please present your card directly to the scanner as shown by the driver.

If using a Leap Card or Free Travel pass please present this directly to the ticket machine as shown by the driver.

If you must use cash please have exact change.  If travelling on Wexford Bus Connect services (all local services) and using cash, the exact fare must be put in the new coin drop facilities. The driver will have no change.

If using a Free Travel Card, Leap Card, paying with cash or card on the bus you have the option to reserve a seat in advance by choosing the “Seat Reservation Only” option  on www.wexfordbus.com

Protective screens: protective screens are in place for everyones protection.

Hand sanitiser: please use the hand sanitiser provided as you board.

Cleaning regime: buses and coaches are cleaned and disinfected after each service with particular attention given to frequently touched surfaces.

Personal belongings:  kindly avoid leaving any tissues, face coverings or other items behind.

The government’s return to work protocol: before reporting for duty, the Wexford Bus team complete a health screening form and are temperature checked.

Health advice: Wexford Bus follows the public health advice issued by the authorities in relation to the COVID-19.  Please follow the health advice and avoid travel if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19

Schedules: All timetables are fully operational.  Timetable amendments will be announced with a minimum of 48 hours notice.  Please check the website within 24 hours of your travel time incase of any changes.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding and please continue to check in with us for updates as this situation evolves.

Advice from the HSE

 

Notice correct 20th October 2020