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Northwest was blocked from European Transport Funding and removed from strategic Ten-T list — Chambers
Lisa Chambers, Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo has said the northwest was blocked from European Transport Funding by Fine Gael and removed from strategic Ten-T list by the then minister for transport, Leo Varadkar
Mayo Chambers, a business group representing more than 4,000 Mayo businesses, has called for the rail line between Claremorris and Athenry to be reinstated for freight services to connect the county directly with Waterford, Cork, and Foynes ports.
A Galway county councillor has called for a “positive review” of the country’s railway service, in particular the Western Rail Corridor, and not a “knee-jerk reaction”.
The Tuam to Athenry section of the Western Rail Corridor is still very much a viable option and is a valuable piece of infrastructure for the west of the country that should be protected, that is according to county councillors who voted this week to remove it from the Galway County Walking and Cycling Strategy which had proposed it as a possible walking and cycling greenway.
Iarnród Éireann has announced that all of the company’s Intercity trains are now equipped with free WiFi.
A rail link between Athenry and Tuam should be given “serious consideration” according to a new report and a recently formed campaign group based in the Tuam area.
Improvements to the rail service between Westport and Dublin will take 12 minutes off the journey, meaning it will take just three hours and 23 minutes to arrive at the capital.
Welcoming the opening of the Western Rail Corridor line from Limerick to Galway, Mayo senator John Carty has called for the continuation of the project to Claremorris to proceed as soon as possible.
The Mayo Chambers are “astonished” by the recommendations contained in the An Bord Snip Nua report in relation to the non-completion of the Western Rail Corridor and the axing of the Manulla-Ballina railway.
The West on Track Community Campaign has warmly welcomed the announcement in the joint programme for Government that work is to continue on the subsequent phases of the Western Rail Corridor and Navan rail projects for earliest possible delivery.