Tag: Transport

New electric buses show the road ahead for transport sector

Fine Gael Climate Action Spokesperson and Dublin Fingal TD, Alan Farrell, has said the announcement of 120 new electric battery buses for public transport show how we can radically reduce emissions from the sector and deliver state of the art transportation. Deputy Farrell said, “Transport emissions are a huge piece of the puzzle when it comes to tackling climate change…

Dedicated Garda public transport unit must be established to tackle anti-social behaviour and abuse

A dedicated unit within An Garda Síochána must be established to tackle the rising incidents of anti-social behaviour and abuse experienced by staff and customers on our public transport, a Fine Gael TD has said. Deputy Alan Farrell said, “We need to see Gardaí patrolling our buses, trains, Darts and Luas. Incidents of verbal and physical abuse continue to rise…

Farrell questions Minister for Transport on delivery of new Metro North

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, raised the issue of the delivery of new Metro North with the Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Shane Ross TD in Dáil Éireann. “I believe the delivery of new Metro North, to provide a rail based connection between the city centre, Dublin Airport, and Swords, is of the utmost importance and…

€120,889 allocated for the maintenance of roads in Fingal

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has welcomed the news that €120,889 has been granted to Fingal for maintenance works on roads. “I am delighted at the news that €120,889 has been granted to Fingal County Council for maintenance works on roads in our local communities. “This funding is part of an allocation of almost €160 million from…

Major DART service expansion for the New Year

Additional services vital for travelling public   Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell has said the major DART service expansion which will be provided for the travelling public in the New Year, will greatly benefit residents across the North County.   “I am delighted that Minister Donohoe has agreed to expand DART services in the New Year. These…

Malahide wins award for Best DART Station

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has congratulated Malahide Station on winning the accolade of Best DART Station at the annual Iarnród Éireann Best Station Awards. “Malahide Station provides an easy link for visitors and tourists to come to our local community. It provides an essential transport link which incentivises investment in Malahide and the surrounding communities, while…