Varakar supportive of Foynes rail freight

In response to a question from Deputy Patrick O’Donovan ( FG, Limerick) Transport minister Leo Varadkar stated in the Dáil that: “I see the potential for enormous growth in Shannon Foynes in the coming years. It is a deep-water and bulk port, meaning it can carry much cargo. However, it will need the existing road…

Railfreight from Foynes again

Foynes in Co. Limerick is one of Ireland’s busiest seaports and handles 10 million tonnes of cargo every year. That number is rising and at present all traffic in and out of Foynes is by road. Growth of the port requires enhanced transport links, so as part of their master plan up to 2041, the…