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Transport 21 projects may be derailed by cuts

With a total budget of €34 billion, Transport 21, the major upgrade of the state’s infrastructure, is expected to become a target for cuts.

2nd August, 2008

With a total budget of €34 billion, Transport 21, the major upgrade of the state’s infrastructure, is expected to become a target for cuts.

Discussions are already underway in government about which projects should be postponed, given the shortage of exchequer cash.

While the axe has not fallen yet, finance minister Brian Lenihan triggered speculation about the future of a key element of the scheme, Metro North, when he last week declined to confirm...

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