Two babies and two toddlers were removed by police after passengers feared for their safety in the hands of blootered mothers.
Four young children had to be removed from their drunken mums after concerned members of the public reported the parents to the cops.
The two women, who have not been identified by police, were on board a Renfrew to Paisley bus in Scotland with the babies and toddlers on Saturday morning.
However, they were so sozzled by 10am that passengers feared for the safety of the tots and called the cops.
When officers arrived, they discovered the heavily-intoxicated mums in the company of another woman who was found in possession of a weapon.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman yesterday said the kids were being looked after by social services staff while an investigation was carried out.
Two women have been reported to the procurator fiscal facing charges of being drunk while caring for a child.
Another women is expected to appear at Paisley Sheriff Court in connection with a weapons charge.