Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Questions (587)

Peter Burke

Question:

587. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of a proposal within the national development plan (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27702/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

Project Ireland 2040 commits toward an evaluation of the economic benefits and value for money of high-speed rail on the main inter-urban rail network against improvements to existing and planned line speeds along the lines.

I can confirm to the Deputy that my Department will commence this study during 2020.