Closing rail lines not a solution to funding gap at Irish Rail – Troy

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Robert Troy TD says he is concerned by reports that Irish Rail is considering closing a number of rail lines due to ongoing funding difficulties. Deputy Troy has called on Minister for Transport Shane Ross to take decisive action to help Irish Rail overcome its current funding difficulties. Deputy Troy said, “The recent reports that management at Irish Rail are considering closing a number of rail lines to help ease funding difficulties is deeply concerning. Irish Rail should be focusing on growing rail services, but instead management seem transfixed on wanting to axe...
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Ross must make emergency funding available following severe flooding

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD has called on Minister Shane Ross to make emergency funding available to help repair damaged transport infrastructure in areas hit by severe flooding.

Deputy Troy made the comments as torrential rain overnight led to the collapse of roads and bridges in Donegal. “The torrential rain that has fallen in parts of Donegal over the last 24 hours has caused significant damage to transport infrastructure such as roads and bridges. The signalling along the Dublin to Galway / Westport train service has also been affected...
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