Irish Green Party Promise Light Rail System

System would require an additional 56 km of track and provide service in Cork and Galway, was well as extend Dublin nextwork.

Published: 23-Jan-2007

The Green Party has committed itself to providing light rail systems in Cork and Galway and to extend the Luas network in Dublin if it forms part of the next Government.

Launching the party's transport policy for the election in Dublin today, Deputy Eamon Ryan said the party would be redressing what he called the chronic underfunding in bus, rail, cycling and pedestrian facilities.

He said the proposed new light rail lines in various parts of the country would require some 56 kilometres of track.

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