Thursday, 11 July 2019

Ceisteanna (792, 793)

Catherine Murphy

Ceist:

792. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount collected by Irish Rail, Dublin Bus and Luas from persons evading fares in the past two years to date; the number of fines issued by the revenue protection unit in Irish Rail, Dublin Bus and Luas in the past two years to date in 2019; the number of fines appealed; the number of successful appeals; the way in which the moneys collected from fines is used by Irish Rail; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30648/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Catherine Murphy

Ceist:

793. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the amount collected by Irish Rail, Dublin Bus and Luas from persons fined for putting their feet on seats as per the posted notice inside public transport vehicles for the past five years to date; the number of fines issued for the same offence in the past two years to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30649/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 792 and 793 together.

The issues raised are operational matters for the transport companies and I have forwarded the Deputy's question to the companies for direct reply. Please advise my private office if you do not receive responses within ten working days.