Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Ceisteanna (533)

Alan Kelly

Ceist:

533. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when work on the Nenagh to Ballybrophy rail line will be completed; the costs involved to provide buses as an alternative to the train while work is being completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47117/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Transport)

As Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport I have responsibility for policy and overall funding in relation to public transport. Operational matters such as those described by the Deputy are a matter for Iarnród Éireann.

In light of the Iarnród Éireann's responsibilities on this matter, I have referred the Deputy's question to the Company for a direct and more detailed reply. Please advise my private office if you do not receive a reply within 10 working days.

A referred reply was forwarded to the Deputy under Standing Order 42A