Re: Re: well what about the developments popping up in the shannonside ?
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Any future discussion on the fabulousness or otherwise of Galway might prove more insightful on its own thread if anyone has a particular interest.
Found this article recently on http://www.railnews.co.uk . A little off the point perhaps, but should be relevent to the future development of Limerick ;
SHANNON AIRPORT RAIL LINK STUDY ORDERED
Rail news & views | April 2005
11 April 2005
IRISH Railways â€” Iarnrod Eireann â€” has been instructed by Transport Minister Martin Cullen to carry out a feasibility study of a new link linking Shannon Airport with Limerick City.
The proposed rail spur to Shannon Town and the airport would be 10 kilometres (six miles) long.
The study will investigate a number of issues including cost, passenger numbers, the route, the location of stops and changes. The report is due to be published within six months.
The Shannon Rail Partnership has carried out a number of studies in the past two years, which indicated that the rail link will be viable.
Commenting on the study ordered b y the Transport Minister, a member of the Shannon Rail Partnership, Padraig MacCormaic, said: “We think there will be a successful and positive outcome from the study, especially with the airport growing and Ryanair and other airlines coming in, which will bring in thousands of people to the airport and they wonâ€™t all want to be hiring cars. If a rail link was in place they would be able to get to Limerick and Ennis quickly and conveniently.â€
PLUTS sounds vaguely familiar TP, think I may have come across it before.Will try an help but little more explanation might jog my memory.