Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Questions (585)

Seán Kenny


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.