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Ross delays decision on Iarnród Éireann funding

The rail company is still at risk of insolvency with an annual funding shortfall of over €100 million

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
20th August, 2017

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has put off making any decisions on tackling the funding crisis in Iarnród Éireann for another three months.

The rail company is still at risk of insolvency with an annual funding shortfall of over €100 million which needs to be made up either through more investment, rail-line closures or a combination of both.

Its chief executive David Franks recently warned that trains on rundown railway lines would...

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