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Glider hopes for North and South 25 February 2020

Plans to extend Glider to north and south Belfast to be submitted within months (via Irish News)


By Claire Simpson

Plans to extend Glider buses to north and south Belfast are due to be submitted within months.

The £90 million rapid transport system currently links east and west Belfast and Titanic Quarter with the city centre.

The service, which was put into operation in September 2018, has boosted passenger numbers by 30 per cent according to figures released in September last year.

Plans to extend the Glider to north and south Belfast, together with a link to Queen’s University and the City Hospital, have been included in the Belfast Region City Deal bid.

In response to an assembly question from Alliance MLA Paula Bradshaw, infrastructure minister Nichola Mallon said the business case for extending the service will be submitted in spring.

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