Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (247)

Alan Dillon


247. Deputy Alan Dillon asked the Minister for Transport the number of passengers on each LocalLink route in County Mayo in each week for the past year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38491/20]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

As Minister for Transport I have responsibility for policy and overall funding in relation to public transport.

It is the National Transport Authority (NTA) which has statutory responsibility for securing the provision of public passenger transport services nationally. The NTA also has national responsibility for integrated local and rural transport, including management of the Rural Transport Programme which operates under the Local Link brand.

In light of the NTA's responsibilities in this matter, I have referred your question to the NTA for direct reply to you. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within ten working days.