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A decision ‘needs to be made’ on what to do with the Western Rail Corridor. That’s according to Peter Bowen Walsh, a spokesperson with West on Track, a community based campaign for re-opening the passenger and freight line between Limerick and Sligo and, eventually extending northward to Donegal and Derry.…

A new report says there is almost certainly a strong business case for the restoration of the 74.5 kilometre railway line from Claremorris in County Mayo to Collooney in County Sligo. The conclusion is in a new 210-page report by economist Dr John Bradley who examined the reopening of the…

A North West MEP says the recently established Mayo-Waterford rail freight service highlights the need for the Western Rail Corridor. Sinn Fein MEP, Chris MacManus says the route is great for the region but is raising issue that due to the nations current rail setup, the trains have to travel…

A Sligo Councillor is calling on the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications Eamon Ryan to act on key projects which could breathe life into North West Region.     Sligo Councillor, Donal Gilroy was among a Group of five Councillors who met with Minister Ryan recently in relation…

Sinn Féin MEP, Chris MacManus, says the Western Rail Corridor should be a priority as the EU revises its transport funding programme. MEPs debated the Trans-European Transport Network this week. He says projects included in the plan receive 85 per cent of EU funding, meaning the cost for the Irish…