I have spoken with the Minister to highlight the urgent need for additional car parking facilities to accommodate the growing use of public transport in Kildare North. From my representations with the Minister I understand there is little funding available but he has informed me that a midterm review is underway in his Department. Continue Reading →
Delighted to secure double capacity for bicycle parking at Sallins Train Station following raising this with Irish Rail. Thanks to Irish Rail for installing them so swiftly and for the cyclists who contacted me recently.
Having secured a reduction in train fares for Kilcock commuters in November I can confirm this reduced price will commence from Thursday now that the Leap readers have been installed at Kilcock station.
The NTA have recently finished installing Leap Card readers which will enable the new pricing structure. You can see my orginal post below when this was first agreed following my meetings with Irish Rail and the NTA.
I am delighted to confirm that increased frequency of trains will serve the Sallins/Naas and Hazelhatch/Celbridge Rail Line via the Phoenix Park tunnel into the city centre. Whilst the tunnel opening brought trains into stations like Pearse, Connolly and Grand Canal Dock, the initial service was really just based around rush hour. As a regular commuter myself I find the new service into the city centre very useful but it is frustrating that the return service in the evening falls off after about 6pm. This means commuters based in the city centre and D2/D4 work areas, have to get back across to Heuston to get the train home from a different station. Continue Reading →
Leap card readers are to be installed in Kilcock train station. The expected installation date is the end of April. I am delighted to confirm that these tag on/off poles will be installed in Kilcock train station. Following on from reducing the fairs in half I lobbied the National Continue Reading →