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Light rail system for Galway to be topic of meeting tonight

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Tonight (Thursday Nov 30) at 8pm in the Park House Hotel, Galway West TD Catherine Connolly, along with businessman Brendan Holland and other invited guests will host a public meeting to discuss public transport as the most viable solution to Galway’s traffic problems, and in particular the provision of a light rail system.

Investment in integrated rail and public transport system 'essential for growth in rural Ireland' says Conway-Walsh

Senator Rose Conway-Walsh has stressed the importance of transport connectivity to the rural economy. Her remarks came this week in response to a report that Iarnród Éireann may soon be insolvent.

On track for the races — Oranmore railway station to open on Sunday

Oranmore Station will open for customers on Sunday, with the official opening by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar TD taking place on Monday afternoon, right in time for the Galway races.

Train delays at Athenry causing traffic chaos

In a statement this week, Senator Lorraine Higgins has urged for swift action to be undertaken in alleviating the traffic congestion which has been caused by train delays at Athenry. She insists that “Irish Rail must adopt an imaginative solution to the persistent traffic chaos that ensues when trains are delayed at Athenry. Unless something is done immediately, the town will lose significant trade to neighbouring areas.” When trains on the Galway/Limerick and Dublin/Galway are delayed on the single track system, it has a significant knock-on effect, not just on arrival and departure times for passengers.”

Special train for soccer international

A special train will return to Galway from Dublin for supporters attending the Ireland v Armenia soccer international on Tuesday October 11.

Improved journey times for Westport train

Iarnród Éireann is proposing that the central focus of investment plans for the national Intercity network in the revised transport investment programme be targeted at improving speeds on the country’s long-distance rail lines.

 

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