Press Release - June 1, 2000



The Board has issued its decision with respect to a recent application by DRL Coachlines Limited for an increase in its trans-island public-passenger bus rates.  Following receipt of an application from DRL for an approximate 8% increase in rates, and following public notice published by the applicant in various newspapers in circulation in the service territory of the carrier, the Board, having received no objections, interventions or requests for a public hearing into the application, on May 31, 2000 approved the applicant’s request.  The proposed rates are scheduled to come into effect June 1, 2000. 


Inquiries should be directed to the Board’s Director, Regulatory and Advisory Services, Mr. Robert Byrne at 726-0742, email at, or by fax at 709 726-9604.


G. Cheryl Blundon,

Board Secretary.