Minister McGrath confirms additional services planned for Sligo-Dublin rail line

Minister Finian McGrath has confirmed that additional rails service will be provided on the Sligo rail line later this year.

He was responding to a query from Roscommon senator Frank Feighan about plan recently published by government to upgrade rail lines in the 20140 plan published earlier this month.

Currently seven services run on the line each weekday, and this is set to be increased to eight services later this year.


The Minister claimed that increased traffic on the line is the reason for the increasing the service :