Written Answers. - Iarnrod Éireann Capital Allocation.

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asked the Minister for Tourism and Transport if he has made a capital allocation to Iarnród Éireann in the current year; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

In the 1989 Public Capital Programme, CIE's capital expenditure provision amounts to £16 million. No moneys are provided for this purpose by the Exchequer. The board is responsible for arranging for the funding of its capital programme.