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Brian Guckian - Railway link Sligo to Derry, plain speak and costs

In case you have missed it

Brian Guckian on P. McFadden show on 15/07/09 @ BBC radio foyle
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/b00lpc0c
(at 41min)

Plain speak on the Sligo to Derry railway link, costs spelled out:
E640M for RoI portion (EU grant likely)
£120M for NI portion
this over four years
Budget for NI Roads £2B for 2003/2012 - unsustainable (e.g. reduced supplies of
fossil fuels..)

Rail costs 40% of Roads
NO Need pf further feasibility studies, all info is available and done.

See also
http://borderireland.info/info/mdetail.php?mref=1105
(Brian Guckian contacts 00353 879140105 railprojects@eircom.net)

how can we make it happen?

best

marie

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