Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Questions (585)

Seán Kenny

Question:

585. Deputy Seán Kenny asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the cost of providing an additional 30 DART carriages and 30 additional intercity rail carriages; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4272/16]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, I have responsibility for policy and for overall funding in relation to public transport.  Matters relating to the procurement of rail carriages are operational issues for Iarnród Eireann.

I have referred the Deputy's Question to Iarnród Eieann for direct reply.  Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within ten working days.