Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (688)

Thomas P. Broughan

Question:

688. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the estimated level of non-payment of fares on public transport services including DART, Luas, Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann; if he will estimate the financial loss to the public transport companies of the non-payment of fares; the measures being considered to address this issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13027/13]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The issue raised is an operational matter for the companies concerned and I have forwarded the Deputy's question to the companies for direct reply.  Please advise my private office if you do not receive replies within ten working days.