Dáil Éireann - Volume 256 - 09 November, 1971

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Rail Transport Statistics.

[1405] 10. Dr. O'Donovan asked the Minister for Transport and Power the names and locations of passenger stations having an annual revenue of less than £10,000.

Mr. B. Lenihan: The reply is in the form of a tabular statement which, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to circulate in the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

LIST of locations open for regular passenger train services with revenue of less than £10,000 in year ended 31st March, 1970.*

Location

Location

Ardrahan

Goolds Cross

Athy

Gorey

Attymon

Gort

Ballybrophy

Killinick

Ballycullane

Kilmallock

Ballygeary

Knocklong

Ballyglunin

Loughrea

Banteer

Millstreet

Birdhill

Moate

Bridgetown

Monasterevan

Buttevant

Mostrim

Cahir

Mountrath

Campile

Muinebheag

Carrick-on-Suir

Newbridge

Castlebellingham

Rathdrum

Clara

Rathduff

Cloughjordan

Rathmore

Collooney

Rosslare Strand

Dromkeen

Templemore

Dromod

Thomastown

Duncormick

Tipperary

Dundrum

Tuam

Dunleer

Wellington Bridge

Dunsandle

Wicklow

Farranfore

Woodlawn

Ferns

*Latest year for which particulars are available.

11. Dr. O'Donovan asked the Minister for Transport and Power the names and locations of wagon-load stations which handle less than 1,000 wagons per annum.

Mr. B. Lenihan: The reply is in the form of a tabular statement which, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to circulate in the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

[1406] LIST of locations open for wagon-load traffic which handled less than 1,000 wagons in year ended 31st December, 1968.*

Location

Location

Abbeyfeale

Farranfore

Adare

Fenit

Askeaton

Ferns

Attymon

Fota

Balbriggan

Glenmore

Baldoyle and Sutton

Gormanston

Balla

Grange

Ballingrane Junction

Hazelhatch

Ballyhaunis

Howth

Ballymote

Kiltimagh

Ballisodare

Knocklong

Banteer

Laytown

Boyle

Limerick Junction

Bray (Daly Station)

Lixnaw

Buttevant

Loughrea

Carrick-on-Shannon

Malahide

Carrigaloe

Midleton

Carrigtwohill

Millstreet

Castleisland

Moate

Castlerea

Muinebheag

Charlestown

Newcastle West

Charleville

Patrickswell

Clara

Rathkeale

Cloughjordan

Roscommon

Cobh Junction

Rosslare Strand

Collooney

Rush and Lusk

Donabate

Rushbrooke

Dromod

Skerries

Dún Laoghaire (Mallin Station)

Swinford Templemore

Dunsandle

Thomastown

Edgeworthstown

Tipperary

Enfield

Tubbercurry

*Latest year for which particulars are available.

12. Dr. O'Donovan asked the Minister for Transport and Power if he will give details of those sections of railway which are open only for freight traffic and the number of wagons handled annually in each section.

Mr. B. Lenihan: The reply is in the form of a tabular statement which, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to circulate in the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

List of sections of line open at present for freight traffic only and the number of wagons handled in year ended 31st December, 1968.*

Section of Line

Number of wagons handled year ended 31/12/1968

Ballingrane/Foynes

21,182

Cobh Junction/Youghal

6,962

[1407]Limerick/Tralee

6,754

Drogheda/Kingscourt

5,304

Waterford/New Ross

4,623

Claremorris/Collooney

1,137

Dromin Junction/Ardee

987

Gortatlea/Castleisland

895

Tralee/Fenit

598

*Latest year for which particulars are available.

13. Dr. O'Donovan asked the Minister for Transport and Power if he will give details of the passenger lines which carry less than 35,000 passengers per annum; and the annual passenger numbers in each case.

Mr. B. Lenihan: The reply is in the form of a tabular statement which, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, I propose to circulate in the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

LIST of passenger sections of line with less than 35,000 passengers per annum, per week-day and Sunday schedules timetable trains in year ended 31st December, 1970.

Section of Line

Estimated number of passengers

Limerick/Claremorris

23,500

Ballina Branch

19,000

Loughrea Branch

23,400