Efforts To Have Bus Depot Moved Out Of Midlands Town Centre Restart

But there's frustration over the cost and timeline of the process.

Westmeath County Council is resuming efforts to entice CIE into relocating its bus depot out of Athlone town centre.

Plans to adjust the traffic system at the Railway Field site were first discussed two decades ago, costing more than €6 million up to 2019. 

It's now emerged that the planning process will need to be re-started, causing a further delay of up to four months.

Local Fianna Fáil councillor Frankie Keena is frustrated by the latest developments:

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