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Dublin to Derry railway

  • 21-10-2009 1:41pm
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    Closed Accounts Posts: 611 T Corolla


    Does anyone think there is a case for a railway from Dublin to Derry in the future. Currently you have to travel to Belfast and hop on the translink with a total journey time of 4 hrs from Dublin. Is there sufficent population densities along the N2/A5 to justify a case. thanks for reading


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  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 5,560 Mod ✭✭✭✭ irish_goat


    I've heard chat of them linking Sligo-Letterkenny-Derry. Not sure how long a journey it'd be to Dublin then but I can't see them laying down a new Derry-Dublin track anytime soon.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 611 T Corolla


    Is ther population dense enough between Sligo-Letterkenny-Derry to justify. I would be more in favor of sligo-enniskillen-dungannon-belfast rail link. I talking in relation to commuter/intercity services. Is there a case for freight to have a service along the alantic corridor. What kind of business in Sligo and Derry are there. Is the current route heavily burdened with lorries


  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 5,560 Mod ✭✭✭✭ irish_goat


    I think the whole idea is that if they link Dublin-Sligo-Letterkenny then they might as well extend it on to Derry and remember it'd be easier for the southern government to finance that rather than link sligo-belfast.


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