Minister rules out Limerick to Shannon railway link

first_imgLimerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WhatsApp Email Previous articleLimerick patients asked to keep emergency department for emergenciesNext articleTales from the Queens of the Island Field Editor NewsTransportMinister rules out Limerick to Shannon railway linkBy Editor – November 27, 2017 3802 Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Print TAGSlimerickMVA ConsultantsrailwaySenator Kieran O’DonnellSenator Paul GavanShane RossShannon airportShannon Rail Partnership Twittercenter_img Transport Minister Shane Ross.THE prospect of a railway link between Shannon Airport and Limerick City has been ruled by Transport Minister Shane Ross who has stated that the project is not a priority.Limerick City Fine Gael Senator Kieran O’Donnell recently proposed Cratloe and Sixmilebridge as potential sites on the Limerick to Ennis line to link with Shannon Airport.Sinn Fein Senator Paul Gavan advanced a similar proposal recently, but Minister Ross derailed the idea in reply to a Dáil question last week.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “It was looked at a decade ago and deemed too expensive. It’s not a priority now,” he commented.A feasibility study by MVA Consultants put a cost of €700 million on constructing the rail link. However, Shannon Rail Partnership claims it would cost €240 million.More transport news here Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Advertisement Linkedin Facebook Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img

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